Alaska Statutes Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, Trusts, and Health Care Decisions § 13.48.050. Requirements

A transfer on death deed

(1) except as otherwise provided in (2) and (3) of this section, must contain the essential elements and formalities of a properly recordable inter vivos deed;

(2) must state that the transfer to the designated beneficiary is to occur at the transferor's death;

(3) may not use a beneficiary designation that only identifies beneficiaries as members of a class;  a transfer on death deed that uses a beneficiary designation that only identifies beneficiaries as members of a class is void;  and

(4) must be recorded before the transferor's death in the public records in the office of the recorder in the recording district where the property is located.


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