Can grantor sign a grantee complete form notorized grantee record after passing of grantor?

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Quit claim deed in FL can grantor sign a grantee complete form notorized grantee record after passing of grantor. This is in Florida, regarding quit claim deed.

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Grantor wants to sign over property with quit claim deed in FL; completed and notorized; grantor wants grantee to record and transfer property only after death will this be OK
Sounds like a question for a lawyer.

Might the grantor need to apply for Medicaid some day?
It won't be valid unless it is signed before the grantee dies!
Oops...I said 'grantee' but I meant 'grantor.'

Check your state laws.
http://law.onecle.com/florida/


BUT USUALLY, any real estate deed must have both the person transferring the property and the person receiving it, and to be recorded, it must be notarized. A quitclaim deed is void upon the grantor's death and if had not been signed by the grantee, becomes just another piece of paper with no value or power.

The reason being, a quitclaim deed only transfers the interest that the grantor has in said property at the date of signing. If the grantee doesn't sign until after the grantor is deceased, the property interest no longer exists.

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