Can I Use “Payable On Death” Forms Instead of Creating a Living Trust?

Payable on Death forms are a legitimate way to provide assets to a named beneficiary without going through Probate Court to do so. But there are a number of significant limitations to Payable On Death documents. And while creating a Living Trust is a bit more complicated to create and manage, a Trust offers several advantages when compared to simply listing or transferring assets to “Payable on Death” status.

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