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Deeds of Trust

There are three basic documents in a sale of land: the contract for sale, the deed, and (if needed) a mortgage. A mortgage is a debt instrument which “secures” a debt; in Missouri, the mortgage is almost always in the from of a deed of trust. Essentially, the deed of trust is a type of […]

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Beneficiary Deeds

I was poking around the internet and found a good synopsis of how beneficiary deeds operate. Although this is not a comprehensive summary, it gives the gist of how these deeds work. Please note that I am not the author of this passage, but am merely using it because I think it is a succinct […]

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