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DIVISION 5. NONPROBATE TRANSFERS [5000 - 5705]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79. )

PART 4. REVOCABLE TRANSFER ON DEATH DEED [5600 - 5696]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [5600 - 5616]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. )

ARTICLE 2. Definitions [5606 - 5616]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. )

5606.
  

Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this part.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. (AB 139) Effective January 1, 2016. Repealed as of January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 5600.)

5608.
  

“Beneficiary” means a person named in a revocable transfer on death deed as transferee of the property.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. (AB 139) Effective January 1, 2016. Repealed as of January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 5600.)

5610.
  

“Real property” means any of the following:

(a) Real property improved with not less than one nor more than four residential dwelling units.

(b) A condominium unit, including the limited common elements allocated to the exclusive use thereof that form an integral part of the condominium unit.

(c) A single tract of agricultural real estate consisting of 40 acres or less that is improved with a single-family residence.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. (AB 139) Effective January 1, 2016. Repealed as of January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 5600.)

5612.
  

“Recorded” has the meaning provided in Section 1170 of the Civil Code.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. (AB 139) Effective January 1, 2016. Repealed as of January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 5600.)

5614.
  

(a) “Revocable transfer on death deed” means an instrument created pursuant to this part that does all of the following:

(1) Makes a donative transfer of real property to a named beneficiary.

(2) Operates on the transferor’s death.

(3) Remains revocable until the transferor’s death.

(b) A revocable transfer on death deed may also be known as a “revocable TOD deed.”

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. (AB 139) Effective January 1, 2016. Repealed as of January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 5600.)

5616.
  

“Transferor” means an owner of real property who makes a revocable transfer on death deed of the property.

(Added by Stats. 2015, Ch. 293, Sec. 17. (AB 139) Effective January 1, 2016. Repealed as of January 1, 2021, pursuant to Section 5600.)

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