If a conveyance of real estate was pursuant to (1) a transfer on death deed due to
the death of the transferor or the death of a surviving joint tenant of the transferor,
(2) a joint tenancy deed due to the death of a joint tenant, or (3) the expiration
of a life estate, then a death certificate shall be filed with the register of deeds
to document the transfer of title to the beneficiary of the transfer on death deed,
to the surviving joint tenant or joint tenants, or to the holder of an interest in
real estate which receives that interest as a result of the death of a life tenant. If the conveyance of real estate was pursuant to a transfer on death deed, a cover
sheet indicating the title of the document, the previously recorded document data,
and the grantor, surviving grantee, and legal description of the property being transferred
shall be attached to the death certificate and recorded.
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