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Beneficiary Deed

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is not considered to be part of the decedent's probate estate.  The typical cost of an uncontested probate in Arizona
can be between $3500 and $5000 and is a lengthy and public process.  Property transferred by
Beneficiary Deed bypasses probate, thereby saving time and expense.

2) The Arizona Beneficiary Deed allows conveyance of property in a much easier way than creating and administering a trust.  There are no trust documents and no trustee needed.  The owner retains complete control over the property, including the ability to change the beneficiary, sell, encumber or otherwise deal with the property without any restrictions or limitations.

3) An Arizona Beneficiary Deed drafted and recorded by your Agins Law Firm estate planning attorney does not
transfer the property as a gift and, therefore is not subject to either federal or state gift taxes.

As with all estate planning tools, one size does not fit all clients, so you should contact your Agins Law Firm Chandler/Sun Lakes estate planning attorney to discuss the best manner in which to protect and manage your assets.

The Arizona Beneficiary Deed was signed into law by the governor in 2001 and exists pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes § 33-405.  By signing and recording an Arizona Beneficiary Deed, the owner of property located in the state may cause his or her interest in the property to be conveyed
to the named beneficiary at the time of his or her death. 
There are several advantages to using an
Beneficiary Deed

1) Arizona real property transferred in this manner is not
avoids the cost and delay of probate
because the property

Beneficiary Deed

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