By Nancy Ludin
CEO Jewish Pavilion 

Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: What Is a Lady Bird Deed?

 

March 24, 2023



A Lady Bird deed in Florida is a legal form that transfers property upon death inexpensively and without probate. A Lady Bird deed allows the current property owner to use and control the property during the owner’s lifetime, while the property automatically transfers upon death to designated beneficiaries.

In Florida, a Lady Bird deed is also called an enhanced life estate deed. To be valid in Florida, a Lady Bird deed must include:

Grantor — The current owner of the property. This person is splitting their fee simple legal interest in the property into an enhanced life estate and a r...



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