Transfer on Death Deed – Questions Part 3 of 3

How Does the Beneficiary Get Title to the Property after the Grantor Dies? After the Grantor dies, a certified copy of the Grantor’s death certificate should be filed in the county clerk’s office of the county where the deed was recorded.  Filing the death certificate...

Transfer on Death Deed – Questions Part 2 of 3

Can I Revoke a Transfer on Death Deed? Yes.  A Transfer on Death Deed is completely revocable during the life of the Grantor. The Transfer on Death Deed can be revoked in one of the following ways: By signing a new Transfer on Death Deed that expressly revokes the...

Transfer on Death Deed – Questions Part 1 of 3

Is Delivery and Acceptance of the Deed Required? The statute specifically states that notice or delivery to or acceptance of the deed by the designated beneficiary is not required. Is it Possible to Name More Than One Beneficiary? Yes. It is possible to name more than...

Transfer on Death Deed – Requirements

Effective September 1, 2015, Texas will join the growing number of states that allow owners of real estate to transfer property to their heirs outside the probate process by creating a Texas Transfer on Death Deed. The deed works like a beneficiary designation on a...