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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 13. Decedents' Estates, Guardianships, Transfers, and Trusts.
- Chapter 33. Nonprobate Transfers
- Section 101. Nonprobate Transfers On Death.
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AS 13.33.101. Nonprobate Transfers On Death.
- (a) A provision for a nonprobate transfer on death in an insurance policy, contract of employment, bond, mortgage,
promissory note, certificated or uncertificated security, account agreement, custodial agreement, deposit agreement,
compensation plan, pension plan, individual retirement plan, employee benefit plan, trust, conveyance, deed of gift,
marital property agreement, or other written instrument of a similar nature is nontestamentary. This subsection
includes a written provision that
- (1) money or other benefits due to, controlled by, or owned by a decedent before death must be paid after the decedent's
death to a person whom the decedent designates either in the instrument or in a separate writing, including a will,
executed either before or at the same time as the instrument, or later;
- (2) money due or to become due under the instrument ceases to be payable in the event of death of the promisee or the
promisor before payment or demand; or
- (3) property controlled by or owned by the decedent before death that is the subject of the instrument passes to a person
the decedent designates either in the instrument or in a separate writing, including a will, executed either before or
at the same time as the instrument, or later.
- (b) An instrument referred to in (a) of this section may designate as a beneficiary, payee, or owner, a trustee named or
to be named in the will of the person entitled to make the designation. The designation may be made before or after the
execution of the designator's will. It is not necessary to the validity of the underlying trust that there be in
existence a trust corpus other than the right to receive benefits or to exercise the rights resulting from the
- (c) This section does not limit rights of creditors under other laws of this state.
Article 02. MULTIPLE-PERSON ACCOUNTS
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