Montana State University

Marsha A. Goetting

Montana State University
Extension Economics
P.O. Box 172800
Bozeman, MT 59717-2800

Tel: (406) 994-5695
Fax: (406) 994-4838
E-mail:goetting@montana.edu
Location: 208C Linfield Hall

Estate Planning
Questions and Answers from Webinars

Below are questions asked during the Webinar sessions with answers to the question.

Q. How do I get the titled transferred on a car from my deceased husband’s name to mine?

A.  Complete the form from the Montana Department of Justice Motor Vehicle Division: Application for Title of a Vehicle by Right of Survivorship.  Send to 1003, Buckskin Drive, Deer Lodge, MT 59722-2375. The form can also be filled out on line and printed  http://www.montana.edu/estateplanning/application%20vehicle%20survivorship%20020712.pdf

Q. Where can I get a copy of the homestead declaration form?

A.  An example is included in the MSU Extension MontGUide Homestead declaration.  http://msuextension.org/publications/FamilyFinancialManagement/MT199815HR.pdf Montana Homestead Declaration Form and Instructions are also available from http://www.montana.edu/extensionecon/financialmgtpublications.html


Q. How do I donate my body to a medical school?

A. The bequest procedure for donating your body to medical education is as follows in Montana. Fill out a Declaration of Consent Form or Uniform Donor Card stating that your entire body shall go to a medical school or medical training program for use in medical education or research. Declaration of Consent Forms can be obtained by downloading the form here http://www.montana.edu/mbdp/DOC_website%20form.pdf. Keep one copy of the Declaration of Consent Form, give the second copy to your next of kin, attorney or physician, and forward the third copy to the WWAMI Medical Education Program at the address on the form.  The bequest should be signed in the presence of two witnesses who also sign the form.

Q. Where can I get wills, power of attorney, and probate forms?

A. The forms can be downloaded at State Law Library Web site: www.montana.edu/estateplanning