Living trusts, or Revocable Living Trusts are often recommended to people moving to Florida. The usual reason for a living trust is to ‘avoid probate’. I, personally, am not that big of a fan of living trusts, for reasons I discuss here:
I also discuss the basics of alternatives to living trusts here:
The point is, while there may be good reasons to use a living trust, use of a living trust to avoid probate in Florida is not usually one of them. There are other ways to avoid probate in Florida.