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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Who Will Care For Your Pet If Something Happens To You?


By Peter J. Gilbert, Esq.

Many people own and care for animals, but to be honest, it’s pretty common for people to overlook the need to plan for them after their death. It’s not surprising that more and more people are recognizing that taking care of their pets is an integral part of their own estate plan. Most of the time, a person just assumes that their children or a friend, will take the pet into their home, but that may be an overly-optimistic plan.


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Thursday, July 31, 2014

CARING FOR YOUR PETS WHEN YOU NO LONGER CAN


Pets are more than furry companions; they are part of the family. And just like other family members, more and more Americans are looking for ways to care for their pets after they pass away. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are 70 million pet dogs and 74 million pet cats in America. Should we have to abandon or put down our pets just because we pass away, or should we just assume that our children or a friend will take in our pets? We shouldn't have to wonder what will happen to Fluffy or Spot, we can now plan for their care with a Pet Trust.

 

All across the country more and more states have passed laws that allow for Pet Trusts to be set up for the care of our beloved animals.
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