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

Arvada, CO |

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

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

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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.


Yes . . . 18 is fine.

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