Transfer California property to someone else with the easy-to-use legal forms and information in this guideWhenever you transfer real estate in the Golden State -- because of marriage, divorce, death or for estate planning purposes -- you need a new deed. Deeds for California Real Estate shows you how to choose the right kind of deed, create it, then file it with the county recorder. This plain-English book has all the forms youll need, with step-by-step instructions for completing them quickly and accurately. Learn how to:put real estate in joint tenancy or community property add or remove someone's name from the title of real estate you own transfer real estate into, or out of, a revocable living trust transfer property into a family corporation or partnership borrow or lend money with real estate as security use real estate as security for a loan buy out a co-owner of jointly held real estate Deeds for California Real Estate explains potential complications involving gift taxes, spouses' property rights, disclosure statements required by state or federal law, and tax and estate planning aspects of property transfers. The 8th edition is completely updated with the latest federal gift and estate tax information.