Legal Clinic for Seniors
How to fill out a Transfer on Death Deed
WHAT: Legal Clinic to prepare TODD document (Transfer on Death Deed)
WHEN: Friday April 27, 2018 at set appointment time (8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)
WHERE: Oveal Williams Community Center
1414 Martin Luther King Dr Ph. 361 826.2305
WHO: Property owners age 60+
Attorneys will supervise the Clinic. Notaries and Spanish translators will be present as well.
What to bring to clinic appointment:
*Clients will need proper photo ID for Transfer on Death Deed.
*Clients will also need the current deed to the property
*Clients can get deed at the local county clerk’s office where property is located.
*Clients will sign a limited scope agreement.
For more information call: (361) 826-3150
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - The City of Corpus Christi promotes participation regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability or political belief. Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call 361-826-3460 at least 48 hours in advance. Upon request, this information can be available in large print or digital file.
Frequently Asked Questions About Transfer on Death Deed (TODD)
I ALREADY HAVE A WILL. WHY WOULD I WANT A TRANSFER ON DEATH DEED?
Whether you have a will or not, your property will still have to go through the probate court system. A Transfer on Death Deed conveys property outside of probate. The avoidance of probate allows for you to avoid incurring court costs and administrative costs to deed the property to your beneficiary. Under current law, it also excludes the real property from Medicaid estate recovery (MERP).
DOES A TRANSFER ON DEATH DEED REPLACE A WILL?
The Transfer on Death Deed does not replace a will. The will remains an important part of your estate plan. Your will may provide how property without beneficiary designations passes, and may provide what happens if all beneficiaries predecease you. Your will may allow you to provide in detail who gets items of personal property, including your motor vehicles, heirlooms and furniture. You should consult your attorney about how a Transfer on Death Deed fits into your estate plan.