Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 461
Nonprobate Transfers Law


Rsmo Number Section Description
Chapter Cross Reference
Bank or trust companies pay-on-death accounts, form, effect, payment, 362.471
Motor vehicles and trailers, certificates of ownership, nonprobate transfers on death, form, procedure, 301.675 to 301.684
461.001. Transfers on death, certain provisions deemed nontestamentary, exceptions.
461.003. Law, how cited.
461.005. Definitions.
461.009. Nonprobate transfers not subject to requirements of a will--effect with or without consideration.
461.011. Transferring entity acting as agent for owner subject to nontransfer law, agency does not end with death of owner, duties.
461.012. Nonprobate transfers subject to agreement of transferring entity, when.
461.014. Transferring entity, obligation resulting from acceptance and registration.
461.021. Beneficiary designation under written instrument or law, effect.
461.023. Assignments effective on death of owner--delivery, effect.
461.025. Deeds effective on death of owner--recording, effect.
461.026. Procedure to transfer tangible personal property to take effect on death of owner.
461.027. Transferor may directly transfer property to a transferee to hold as owner in beneficiary form--transferee shall be owner of property for all purposes--transfer effective, when.
461.028. Registration of property, including accounts and securities in beneficiary form, effect.
461.031. Effect of beneficiary designation on ownership of property during lifetime and at death.
461.033. Revocation or change of beneficiaries designation.
461.035. Agents may not make, revoke or change beneficiary unless document establishes agent's right or court order authorizes--authorized withdrawals may extinguish beneficiary's right to transfer.
461.037. Property designated for a beneficiary if lost, destroyed, damaged or involuntarily converted, during owner's lifetime, effect.
461.039. Effect of collateral conveyances or liens on property subject to nonprobate transfer.
461.042. Survival required.
461.043. Beneficiary designation designating a trustee under trust not invalid because trust is amendable or revocable--trust that is revoked, terminated or does not exist at death of owner, effect.
461.045. Lineal descendant substitutes.
461.048. Disclaimer.
461.051. Marriage dissolution or annulment--revocation of transfer to former spouse or relative of spouse, exception--remarriage to spouse, nullification of annulment, effect, relative of the owner's spouse, defined.
461.054. Disqualification for fraud, duress and undue influence and causing owner's death--proceeding to determine disqualification.
461.059. Omitted spouse or child, probate rules do not apply--after-born child or after-adopted child, effect on nonprobate transfers.
461.062. Nonprobate transfer rules.
461.065. Transferring entity, protection.
461.067. Rights of owners and beneficiaries--improper distribution, liability of distributee--purchasers from distributee protected.
461.071. Rights of creditors.
461.073. Scope and application of law.
461.076. Jurisdiction of probate division of circuit court.
461.079. Beneficiary designation valid under law of another state enforceable in Missouri--effect of transfer determined by local law selected in document or designation.
461.081. Nonprobate transfer laws to be effective when--prior transfers to be valid.
461.300. Recipients of recoverable transfer to pay pro rata share of all property received to cover statutory allowances and claims due estate, enforced by action for accounting, time limitation--action affect on transferring entity.

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