§ 442.020. Conveyances of lands


   Conveyances of lands, or of any estate or interest therein, may be made by deed executed by any person having authority to convey the same, or by his agent or attorney, and acknowledged and recorded as herein directed, without any other act or ceremony whatever.

 

§ 442.025. Conveyance to self and others to create joint estate


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

2. Any two or more persons owning real estate, or any interest therein, which they have power to convey, may effectively convey such real estate 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 a separate ownership, or a joint tenancy, or tenancy by the entireties, or tenancy in common, or tenancy in partnership, as if it were a conveyance from a stranger who owned the real estate, to the persons named as grantees in the conveyance.

3. Any "person" mentioned in this section may be a married person, and any "persons" so mentioned may be persons married to each other.