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Ohio - Stark County Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit Form

All Stark County specific forms listed below are included in your immediate download:

Stark County Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit Form Page 1

Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit Form - Stark County

Fill in the blank form formatted to comply with all recording and content requirements.
Included document last updated 11/23/2017

Stark County Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit Guide Page 1

Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit Guide - Stark County

Line by line guide explaining every blank on the form.
Included document last updated 12/7/2017

Stark County Completed Example of the Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit Page 1

Completed Example of the Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit - Stark County

Example of a properly completed form for reference.
Included document last updated 12/6/2017

*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.

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    • 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 Stark County ?
    • Yes. Our form blanks are guaranteed to meet or exceed all formatting requirements set forth by Stark County including margin requirements, content requirements, font and font size requirements.
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  • What is included in the download?
    • A fill in the blank form used to create your Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit.
    • A guide that explains every blank on the Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit Form.
    • A completed example of the Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit to give you an idea of what a properly completed document looks like.
    • All supplemental forms that may be required by Stark County when recording your document.
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  • Are there any recurring fees involved?
    • No. Nothing to cancel, no memberships, no recurring fees.

Areas covered by these Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit Forms:

  • Stark County


  • Alliance
  • Beach City
  • Brewster
  • Canal Fulton
  • Canton
  • East Canton
  • East Sparta
  • Greentown
  • Hartville
  • Limaville
  • Louisville
  • Magnolia
  • Massillon
  • Maximo
  • Middlebranch
  • Minerva
  • Navarre
  • North Canton
  • North Lawrence
  • Paris
  • Robertsville
  • Uniontown
  • Waynesburg
  • Wilmot

What is the Ohio Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit?

Authorized under section 5302.22 of the Ohio Revised Code, the Transfer on Death Designation Affidavit (TDDA) allows owners of real estate situated in Ohio to plan the conveyance of their property to designated beneficiaries after their death. The conveyance occurs separately from a will and without the need for probate. These instruments are known in other states as transfer on death deeds, beneficiary deeds, or Lady Bird deeds, and all fall under the heading of Non-probate Transfers on Death.

TDDAs are useful estate planning tools, because unlike "regular" deeds (warranty, grant, quitclaim, etc.), which permanently transfer the owner's interest in the property, the grantor retains full ownership and control of the property while alive, and may change the beneficiaries, modify the terms, or even sell the property with no restriction or penalty. This flexibility is possible because the grantor accepts no consideration from any of the beneficiaries.

In addition to meeting all state and local standards for recorded documents, TDDAs must include a statement by "the individual executing the affidavit that the individual is the person appearing on the record of the real property as the owner of the real property or interest in the real property at the time of the recording of the affidavit and the marital status of that owner." Married owners must include a statement by "the owner's spouse stating that the spouse's dower rights are subordinate to the vesting of title to the real property or interest in the real property in the transfer on death beneficiary or beneficiaries designated in the affidavit" (RC 5302.22(D)(3)). It must also designate "one or more persons, identified by name, as transfer on death beneficiary or beneficiaries" ( 5302.22(D)(4)).

File the completed and notarized affidavit for recording in the county where the property is located. NOTE THAT THE AFFIDAVIT IS ONLY VALID WHEN SUBMITTED FOR RECORDING WHILE THE GRANTOR IS STILL ALIVE.

The transfer of property rights is completed when the owner dies and the beneficiary completes and records an affidavit of confirmation under R.C. 5302.222.

Using this instrument might affect tax obligations or eligibility for certain income or asset-dependent programs. Please contact an attorney with questions about this or any other issues related to estate planning or transferring real property in Ohio.

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