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Friday, March 29, 2019

Protecting Your Pet with a Trust


For many of us, pets are a beloved part of the family.  Nearly 40 percent of all American households own a dog, and 30 percent of families have at least one cat.  With so many pet lovers nationwide, it is no surprise that more and more states have started to develop laws to aid pet owners in protecting their pets after their death.  Pets have traditionally been viewed as property, so simply leaving funds to a pet in your will is not effective. Today, every state has some form of law in place allowing for the creation of a pet trust.
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