§ 404.010 Effect of marriage on wife’s property — Separate estate — Subjection of estate to debts
§ 404.020 Property rights — Contract rights — Transfer of personal property between husband and wife
§ 404.030 Conveyance or encumbrance of real property by married woman — Husband’s curtesy right — Conveyance by married woman through agent
§ 404.040 Liability of husband for wife’s debts
§ 404.050 When wife may convey or mortgage her real estate free from husband’s claim
§ 404.060 Married women as parties to actions

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 404

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • real estate: includes lands, tenements, and hereditaments and all rights thereto and interest therein, other than a chattel interest. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010