Cape Coral, FL asked in Estate Planning for Florida

Q: Is one able to transfer a registration, license plate and title to a trust or does it need new plates and registration?

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Carol Larmond Grant
Carol Larmond Grant
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Davie, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: I would not recommend placing a vehicle into a Trust because of liability reasons. If there is an accident involving the vehicle, the injured party might file a lawsuit against the Trust. Also, an insurance company might not want to insure a vehicle titled in the name of a Trust. In Florida, it is not difficult to transfer a vehicle after someone passes away. See

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