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Powers of married woman
General Obligations (GOB) CHAPTER 24-A, ARTICLE 3, TITLE 3
§ 3-301. Powers of married woman. 1. A married woman has all the
rights in respect to property, real or personal, and the acquisition,
use, enjoyment and disposition thereof, and to make contracts in respect
thereto with any person, including her husband, and to carry on any
business, trade or occupation, and to exercise all powers and enjoy all
rights in respect thereto and in respect to her contracts, and be liable
on such contracts, as if she were unmarried.

2. All sums that may be recovered in actions or special proceedings by
a married woman to recover damages to her person, estate or character
shall be the separate property of the wife.

3. Judgment for or against a married woman, may be rendered and
enforced, in a court of record, or not of record, as if she was single.
A married woman may confess a judgment.