Nebraska Revised Statute 76-3420

Chapter 76 Section 3420

76-3420.

Transfer on death deed property; acquisition by purchaser or lender; protections; lien for inheritance tax.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section and subject to a determination of the rights of any parties to an action commenced pursuant to subsection (c) or (d) of section 76-3410, if property or any interest therein transferred to a beneficiary by a transfer on death deed is acquired by a purchaser or lender for value from a beneficiary of a transfer on death deed, the purchaser or lender takes title free of any claims of the estate, personal representative, surviving spouse, creditors, and any other person claiming by or through the transferor of the transfer on death deed, including any heir or beneficiary of the estate of the transferor, and the purchaser or lender shall not incur any personal liability to the estate, personal representative, surviving spouse, creditors, or any other person claiming by or through the transferor of the transfer on death deed, including any heir or beneficiary of the estate of the transferor, whether or not the conveyance by the transfer on death deed was proper. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section, to be protected under this section, a purchaser or lender need not inquire whether a transferor or beneficiary of the transfer on death deed acted properly in making the conveyance to the beneficiary by the transfer on death deed.

(b) A purchaser or lender for value from a beneficiary of a transfer on death deed does not take title free of any lien for inheritance tax under section 77-2003.