(750 ILCS 65/10) (from Ch. 40, par. 1010)
    Sec. 10. Should either the husband or wife unlawfully obtain or retain possession or control of property belonging to the other, either before or after marriage, the owner of the property may maintain an action therefor, or for any right growing out of the same, in the same manner and to the same extent as if they were unmarried.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 576.)