Jennifer L. Fischer Blog Author

Jenny Fischer graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors of Art in History, and a received a Juris Doctor from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2006. She is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, where she is also a member of the Real Property Section and the Energy and Natural Resources Section as well as the Title Standards Committee.

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Transfer on Death Deeds: The Beneficiary Affidavit

by Jennifer L. Fischer on February 20, 2018

Practitioners now have the benefit of The Non-Testamentary Transfer of Property Act, which provides an approved form for Transfer on Death Deeds. See 58 O.S. § 1253 (OK 2016).

Once the practitioner has drafted the Transfer on Death Deed in accordance with the statutory form, and determined that the client’s present situation is one contemplated by the Act, the hurdle to overcome is the beneficiary affidavit requirement.

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Transfer on Death Deeds: Using the Statutory Form

by Jennifer L. Fischer on January 9, 2018

Transfer on Death Deeds were created by statute to serve as a vehicle for transferring interest in real estate at the death of the Grantor outside of a probate, and thus avoiding the cost and length of those proceedings.

However, and quite commonly, potential decedents and their counsel use Transfer of Death for other purposes, that subsequently can create

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