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Category Archives: Wills

Missouri Beneficiary Deeds Override Wills

Once again today I got to explain to a child that a Will does not override a Beneficiary Deed. Beneficiary Deeds transfer property to another upon the death of the owner of the property. They are sometimes called “TOD” or “Transfer on Death” Deeds. Assuming the beneficiary is alive it happens instantly and automatically upon… Continue Reading

Dying Without a Will in Missouri

We are often asked about what happens when one dies without a will in Missouri. The better question should be something like “What happens when one dies without a will, a trust, or any other mechanism to transfer my assets and property?” The answer is a little complicated. Again, we are assuming that property, assets, etc.… Continue Reading