Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Missouri

If someone is named as a beneficiary (transfer on death) on an account at a bank, and they are not related, can an actual family member stop it from happening? Would it be wise to have a will also?

Asked on 8/10/12, 6:50 pm

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Anthony Smith LawSmith
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There are few opportunities for someone to attack a TOD designation. A will may be a better choice for some people. You should consult directly with an estate planning attorney in your area. Many offer a free or low cost initial consultation. Find one and get advice specific to your situation.

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