A Lady Bird deed is a legal tool that allows an owner of “real property” to transfer it to a
beneficiary without the need to submit the matter to the probate court, which Florida law
would otherwise require.
Florida has a very cool way to devise property that you need to know about. In a ladybird deed, the grantor (property owner) deeds the property to the remaindermen (the people you leave the property to after your death) and the grantor retains a life estate. Even though the grantor only has a life estate, …