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Missouri - Saint Louis County Beneficiary Deed Form

Deed Form Available For Download All Saint Louis County specific forms listed below are included in your immediate download:

Saint Louis County Beneficiary Deed Form Page 1
Beneficiary Deed Form - Saint Louis County
Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included | Document last updated 11/29/2016

Saint Louis County Beneficiary Deed Guide Page 1
Beneficiary Deed Guide - Saint Louis County
Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included | Document last updated 11/28/2016

Saint Louis County Completed Example of the Beneficiary Deed Document Page 1
Completed Example of the Beneficiary Deed Document - Saint Louis County
Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included | Document last updated 11/29/2016

Certificate of Value
Certificate of Value *
Included supplemental form
This form is specific for St. Louis County and is due at the time of recordation. It must be submitted by the grantee (buyer). For questions or assistance, contact the county assessor's office at (314) 615-1500.

Notary Certificates
Notary Certificates *
Included supplemental form
The supplemental forms in this section can be used as loose certificates by notaries in the county or state.

*Supplemental forms (forms other than the actual deed form) are made available as a courtesy with your order. Supplemental forms come directly from the state or local jurisdiction that requires them, we offer no support for the supplemental forms, we did not make them.
Frequently Asked Questions:
  • How long does it take to get my forms?
    • Forms are available immediately after submitting payment.
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    • After you submit payment you will see a page listing the forms you ordered with a download link to the pdf form file. You download the forms to your computer. You will also receive an email with a link to your download page in case you need it later.
  • What type of files are the forms?
    • All of our forms are PDFs. You will need to have or get Adobe Reader to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.
  • Can the forms be re-used?
    • Yes. You can re-use the forms for your personal use. For example, if you have more than one property in a given county that you need to transfer you would only need to order our forms once for all of your properties in that county.
  • Are these forms guaranteed to be recordable in Saint Louis County?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet and exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Saint Louis County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.
  • Do I have to enter all of my property information online?
    • No. The blank forms are downloaded to your computer and you fill them out there, at your convenience.
  • Can I save the completed form, email it to someone?
    • Yes, you can save your deed form at any point with your information in it. The forms can also be emailed, blank or complete, as attachments.
  • What is included in the download?
    • A fill in the blank form used to create your Beneficiary Deed.
    • A guide that explains every blank on the Beneficiary Deed Form.
    • A completed example of the Beneficiary Deed to give you an idea of what a properly completed document looks like.
    • All supplemental forms that may be required by Saint Louis County when recording your document.
  • Do I need any special software to use these forms?
    • You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to use our forms. Adobe Reader is free software that most computers already have installed.
  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
    • No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

What is the Missouri Beneficiary Deed?

Enacted in 1989, the Missouri Nonprobate Transfers Law (Sections 461.003 et seq, Revised Statutes of Missouri (2012)) allows those who own real property in Missouri the option of conveying real property after death, but without the need for probate distribution.

One distinctive feature of this useful estate planning tool is its flexibility. The grantor retains absolute ownership of and control over the Missouri real estate, with the freedom to sell, rent, mortgage, or otherwise use the land at will with no penalty for waste or obligation to inform the named beneficiary. He or she may also change details about beneficiaries or even revoke the beneficiary deed outright by executing and recording a new document containing the updated information. For the beneficiary deed and any related changes or revocations to be valid, however, the deed must be recorded during the grantor’s lifetime.

This flexibility is possible because the transfer of ownership is incomplete. There is no statutory obligation to notify grantees of their beneficiary status, so there is typically no consideration (something of value, usually money) paid for the potential future interest in the real estate. The transfer of ownership rights is completed when the grantor dies and the beneficiary records the appropriate documentation.

Overall, Missouri beneficiary deeds are a simple and effective estate planning tool for individuals who want to pass on real property rights outside of the probate process. Even so, it is essential to review how executing a beneficiary deed might impact taxes, as well as eligibility for local, state, and federal benefits and asset-based programs.

Areas covered by these Beneficiary Deed Forms:
  • Saint Louis County
  • Allenton
  • Ballwin
  • Bridgeton
  • Chesterfield
  • Earth City
  • Eureka
  • Fenton
  • Florissant
  • Glencoe
  • Grover
  • Hazelwood
  • Maryland Heights
  • Saint Ann
  • Saint Louis
  • Valley Park
Included Saint Louis County Beneficiary Deed Forms
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Patricia K. Joannes Said: Helpful information and tool for people who want to transfer real estate property easily, upon their passing. Helps you know what you are doing when you visit a lawyer about these issues.Thank you.
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 12/07/16

Craig Norris Said: No Comment Left
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/28/16

Amanda Steele Said: Easy to use and understand. Accepted by the Recorders Office.
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/22/16

denise stuckmeyer Said: love the ease of obtaining and printing these forms and the guide. Have not filed yet, sure there will not be any problems
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/17/16

John White Said: All I needed and more. I filled it out using info off my warranty deed and got it notarized. Took it to the recorder and paid the $27 and done. A lot easier and cheaper than hiring an attorney.
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/16/16

Mark Kennedy Said: I would like to see your instructions contain an example of the wording for multiple beneficiaries.
Product Rating Stars 7 out of 10 on 11/15/16

Clifford Stephan Said: Would be better to option to select the location of the notary state.
Product Rating Stars 8 out of 10 on 11/14/16

Dennis Bredehoeft Said: Need more information to know where to look for type of ownership held???? Thanks!
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/13/16

Patty Mowrey Said: Easy to download and fill out as long as the Sarpy County Courthouse will take it I will be a happy customer.
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/12/16

MARY OBRYAN Said: No Comment Left
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/11/16

Judyvette Acevedo Said: I would definitely recommend it. It includes the form explanation of each field and a sample form. Once you fill out this form all you need is to have it notarized and bring to the clerk in Prince William. Easy as 1 2 3...
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/06/16

Todd Flessner Said: Easy form to fill out if youve done your research and have all the data needed. One small hiccup Recorders office needed Prepared by on it
Product Rating Stars 9 out of 10 on 11/05/16

Ronald Hogue Said: worked very good, all and more then expected
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/04/16

Richard Copeland Said: I think this form was exactly what I needed.
Product Rating Stars 9 out of 10 on 11/03/16

Brian Pope Said: Could you more examples of different possibilities for family situations when completing the forms. Form fields need to be larger or be able to expand in Adobe
Product Rating Stars 8 out of 10 on 11/03/16

Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/02/16

William Huitt Said: I have not had a chance to fill out the forms as yet, but the purchasing process was about as painless as it can get. Just a couple of clicks here and there and I was downloading and saving the forms to my hard drive and printing out blank hard copies in no time. The hard copies were not necessary I know, but is still part of my review process. I plan to make a practice run by filling out the hard copies before filling out the online version. Kind of defeats the whole green aspect of the digital form, but hey, changing course on a 72 year old mindset takes time. All in all, this was a very good online experience.
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 11/01/16

Alesia Cunningham Said: The insturctions and example on how to fill out the form are wonderful. It put me at ease that I didnt miss pertinent information!
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 10/31/16

James Boss Said: Sample not for husband and wife joint owners so not sure if did it right.
Product Rating Stars 8 out of 10 on 10/29/16

Jean Klaus Said: The form I ordered was great. Took some work to save it and to complete it online but I figured it out. Now I just have to file it...we will see.
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 10/29/16

Lily Conner Said: I had trouble determining how to get back to my account. The explanations of how to fill it out were good.
Product Rating Stars 9 out of 10 on 10/28/16

N8 Smith Said: Very helpful to have the blank form, instructions, and sample form. I will be back when I need other types of deeds. Thanks
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 10/27/16

Agnes Said: I needed a warranty deed form and these were perfect good job!
Product Rating Stars 10 out of 10 on 10/27/16

Dena Buckridge Said: Worked great. Would like to have had a blank state field in the notary section, but notary lined out Missouri and put in correct state, so no real problem.
Product Rating Stars 9 out of 10 on 10/27/16

Joseph Vincent Said: The form is easy to use and saves a lot of time, instructions were great. I ranked it 9 because I feel it needs to allow a copy and paste for long property descriptions to insure accuracy of survey.
Product Rating Stars 9 out of 10 on 10/25/16