(a) Subject to subsection (b), an instrument is effective to revoke all or any part
of a recorded or filed transfer on death deed only if the instrument is acknowledged
by the transferor after the acknowledgment of the transfer on death deed being revoked
and is recorded in the bureau of conveyances or filed in the office of the assistant
registrar of the land court, as applicable, before the transferor's death and is:
(1) A subsequently recorded or filed transfer on death deed that revokes all or a
part of the recorded or filed transfer on death deed either expressly or because of
(2) An instrument of revocation that expressly revokes all or a part of the recorded
or filed transfer on death deed; or
(3) An inter vivos deed that expressly revokes all or a part of the transfer on death
(b) If a transfer on death deed is executed by more than one transferor:
(1) Revocation by one transferor does not affect the deed as to the interest of another
(2) A deed executed by joint owners is revoked only if it is revoked by all living
(c) After a transfer on death deed is recorded or filed, as applicable, it may not
be revoked by a revocatory act on the deed. For purposes of this subsection, “revocatory act” includes burning, tearing, canceling, obliterating, or destroying the transfer on
death deed or any part of it.
(d) This section shall not limit the effect of an inter vivos transfer of the subject
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