Kansas Transfer on Death Deed Form

Updated March 29, 2022

A Kansas transfer on death deed is a form that can be used to ensure that real estate is transferred directly to a successor following its owner’s death. It provides a way to avoid probate for real estate. The actual transfer of ownership does not occur until the death of the owner. The owner can revoke the transfer on death deed anytime during his or her life.

LawsK.S.A. 59-3501

Statutory Form (K.S.A. 59-3502) – TOD deeds must contain, at least in substance, the language prescribed in Article 35 of the Probate Code.

How to Write

Step 1 – Include the name of the owner of the property and the marital status of the owner.

Step 2 – Write in the name of the person who is to get the property upon owner’s death (the beneficiary)

Step 3 – In the next space, include the name of the county in which the property is located.

Step 4 – In the large blank area, write in the legal description of the property.

Step 5 – Sign and date in front of a notary public and have the deed filed with the register of deeds in the county in which the property is located.