Property Rights

  • New York

    Husbands must ask their wives before they sell the wife's prperty
  • Maryland

    Husbands must have wife's consent to sell her property
  • Maine

    Married women are allowed to own and manage property in their own name when their spouse is incapable
  • Arkansas

    Married women are allowed to own but not control property in their own name
  • Massachusetts & Tennessee

    Married women are allowed to own and manage property in their own name when their husband is unable to do so
  • Mississippi

    The Married Women's Prperty Act 1839 grants married women the right to own - but not control - property in their own name.
  • Texas

    Married women are allowed to own property in thier own name
  • New Hampshire

    Married women allowed to own and manage property in their own name while their husband is incapacitated.
  • Kentucky

    Married women are allowed to own and manage property in their own name while their husband is incapacitated.
  • Florida

    Married women are allowed to own but not control property in thier own name
  • Alabama & Ohio

    Married women are allowed to own but not control property in their own name
  • Michigan

    Married women are allowed to own and manage property in their own name when their husband is incapacitated.
  • Alabama & Connecticut

    Married women are allowed to own and manage property in thier own name while their husband is incapacitated.
  • Missouri & South Carolina

    Married women are allowed to own property in their own name but not to control it.
  • Oregon

    Single women are allowed to own land
  • Indiana

    Married women are allowed to own but not control property in their own name
  • Wisconsin

    Married women are allowed to own and manage property in their own name when their husband is incapacitated
  • Oregon

    Married women are allowed to own property in their own name but not control it. Later in the year, they are given the right to control property when their husband is incapable.
  • Louisana

    Married women are allowed to own and control property in their own name when their husband is incapacitated.
  • Georgia

    Married women are allowed to own property in their own name but have no control over it
  • Florida

    Married women are allowed to own and manage property in their own name when their husband is unable.