Mark W. Bidwell

Trust, probate and will attorney and lawyer in Huntington Beach, CA

January, 2020

Transfer Post Death Options

Two key variables dictate how to change owners of California real property after the death of the owner. The two variables are:1) how the decedent owned or took title to the real property and 2) the fair market value of the property on the date of death. The last deed recorded with recorder’s office is […]


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Transfer on Death Deed

California’s legislature passed a new law for a five-year test of revocable, transfer on death deeds for real property. On death this deed transfers ownership to the heir named on the deed. The law ends on January 1, 2021. Revocable transfer on death deed executed before January 1, 2021 will remain valid after January 1, […]

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