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Transfer on Death (TOD) designations are a way of specifying who will inherit your property when you die, without having to go through probate. TOD's can be used for transferring real estate, bank accounts, stock and securities and vehicles. TODs differer from Joint Survivor Deeds and Accounts because the beneficiary of the TOD has no current interest in the property.
If you have a more complex estate, you will still need to consult an attorney for more thorough estate planning.
8 Ways to Avoid Probate by
Call Number: KF 750 .Z9 R36
Publication Date: 2018
Also available from the Library's website at https://lawlibrary.franklincountyohio.gov/, under Self-Help Legal Resources.
Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples by
Call Number: KF 750 .B87
Publication Date: 2015
Merrick-Rippner Ohio Probate Law by
Call Number: KFO 144 .A4
Also available on Westlaw on the Franklin County Law Library public computers.
Ohio Real Estate Law by
Call Number: KFO 112 .035
Also available on Westlaw on the Franklin County Law Library's public computers.
Ohio Real Property Law and Practice by
Call Number: KFO 112 .C87
Also available as an ebook for Central Ohio attorneys with a FCLL Library card and from Lexis on the Franklin County Law Library public computers.
Transfer of Stock by
Call Number: KF 1454 .R48
Publication Date: 2012
Current edition available from Westlaw on the Franklin County Law LIbrary's public computers.