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Maryland is not a community property state, so there can be joint and also separate assets of the estate. A person by will can gift their assets upon their death to whomever they choose to leave their assets to. Maryland recognizes a married couple can have separate and also marital (joint property).
There is a presumption in Maryland that property held by husband and wife is held as tenants by the entireties, even if it is not specified (if there is a title or deed only in one person's name it is their separate property). In Tenants by Entireties, there is a right of survivorship and the owners cannot individually convey or partition their individual interests. Property held as Tenants by the Entireties is immune from creditors of one spouse (except for Fed Tax liens).