Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Michigan

Suppose that a deed was made out to "John and Mary Smith, husband and wife"; with no mention as to how they were taking title. Which would Michigan law presume: joint tenancy, tenancy in common, tenancy by the entirety, or community property? Why?

Asked on 6/17/13, 9:40 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Timothy Klisz Klisz Law Office, PLLC

by the entirety, because that is what husband and wife ownership is in Michigan. It works the same as joint tenancy.

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Answered on 6/17/13, 12:24 pm


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