Dictionary of Legal Terms
Transfer-On-Death (TOD) Deed
A deed that transfers ownership of real property to a person named in the deed upon the death of the owner of the property. This is not a joint-and-survivor deed because the recipient had no owner-ship interest in the property until the death of the owner.
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