New Mexico Transfer-on-Death (Beneficiary) Deed
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- Product Details
- fill in information about you and the TOD beneficiary
- provide a description of the property
- check over the completed deed
- sign the deed in front of a notary public, and
- record the deed at the recorder's office in the county where the property is located.
Avoid probate and pass on your New Mexico real estate with a simple transfer-on-death deed
If you own real estate in New Mexico and want to make sure it passes to your heirs without the hassle of probate court, you can use a transfer-on-death (TOD) deed. This document transfers ownership of your property just like a regular deed you might use to transfer real estate, but with a crucial difference: It doesn't take effect until after your death.
It's easy to make a TOD deed. You'll simply complete the following steps:
Take care of your beneficiaries and help them to avoid probate with this plain-English eForm from Nolo.