How old does our child need to be to be listed as the grantee on a beneficiary deed? 18, 21?

We have an 18 year old we want to list is that alright in Colorado?

Arvada, CO -

Attorney Answers (3)

Christopher Daniel Leroi

Christopher Daniel Leroi

Business Attorney - Greenwood Village, CO
Answered

Yes, that is perfectly fine. He/she is no longer a minor.

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Paul Rutledge Durr III

Paul Rutledge Durr III

Real Estate Attorney - Denver, CO
Answered

Legally an 18 year old can take title to the real estate and may be named as the beneficiary under a beneficiary deed, but are you comfortable with the 18 year old managing the property? If not, consider a trust for the benefit of the child, which owns the real estate.

Daniel Nelson Deasy

Daniel Nelson Deasy

General Practice Lawyer - Centennial, CO
Answered

Yes . . . 18 is fine.

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