1. Creating a Pet Trust

    Step By Step Plan for Creating a “Pet Trust” to Protect Your Pet After Your Death.   In my previous article, I talked about what to take into consideration when you’re planning for your pet’s care in the event of your incapacity or your death. This week, I’m going to give you a step by step plan for creating a pet trust to provide for your companion animal(s) if…Read More

  2. What Happens to Your Pets When You Die?

    Don't Forget Your Furry Friends!   If you have pets, my guess is that you love them as much as you do your children. I’m also guessing that you have not provided any written, or better yet legally, documented instructions about what should happen to them if you become incapacitated or when you die. If you have, read this article with an eye to ensuring you’ve checked …Read More

  3. How to Create a Pet Trust

    There is no doubt we are a nation of pet lovers.  Unfortunately, the law as it is currently written views pets as property, so providing for your pet in your will won’t work.  So how do you protect your favorite fur-person?  With a pet trust. To create a pet trust, you should first discuss your wishes for your pet(s) with a Personal Family Lawyer® so your pet trust w…Read More