A Transfer on Death Deed transfers ownership of real estate to a beneficiary upon the owner’s death. Because this deed doesn’t transfer the property immediately, the owner will continue to own and have full control of the property until death. By completing and recording a Transfer on Death Deed, the owner can avoid probating the real estate, such as a home or land.
Utah law allows you to record a Transfer on Death Deed to transfer ownership of real estate to a beneficiary upon the owner’s death. By completing and recording a Transfer on Death Deed, the owner can avoid probating the real estate, such as a home or land. This deed doesn’t transfer you the property immediately. Instead, it transfers the property only upon the death of the owner(s).
A Utah Transfer on Death Deed can be used in conjunction with “alternative” estate planning methods, such as joint ownership, to avoid probate. Trusts are a popular estate planning vehicle to transfer property and avoiding probate. A Transfer on Death Deed allows you transfer real estate–but real estate only–and avoid probate without the costs of a trust.
After purchase you will have access to our online form that walks you through all the necessary questions to design the estate planning document. After submission, you will receive an email with the legally binding estate planning documents that are ready to print and notarize.