New York Consolidated Laws, Real Property Law - RPP § 240-b. Certain conveyances authorized;  effect thereof

1. Any person or persons owning real property or an interest in real property which he or they have power to convey, may effectively convey such property or interest by a conveyance naming himself or themselves and another person or persons, or one or more of themselves and another person or other persons, as grantees, and the conveyance has the same effect as to whether it creates an estate in severalty, a joint tenancy, or a tenancy by the entirety, or tenancy in common, as if it were a conveyance from a stranger who owned the property or interest to the persons named as grantees in the conveyance.

2. Any two or more persons owning real property or an interest in real property which they have power to convey, may effectively convey such property or interest by a conveyance naming one, or more than one, or all such persons, as grantees, and the conveyance has the same effect, as to whether it creates an estate in severalty, or a joint tenancy, or a tenancy by the entirety, or tenancy in common, as if it were a conveyance from a stranger who owned the property or interest to the persons named as grantees in the conveyance.

3. As used in this section, “person” may be a married person and “persons” may be persons married to each other.


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