LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Inna Fershteyn | Sep 24, 2019

What Happens to My Pets When I Die?

Although a reality in the popular Disney film the Aristocrats, where a wealthy woman leaves her entire estate to her cats, by law, pets can neither inherit nor own property. Legally speaking, pets in fact themselves are considered property, and just as you draft an estate plan to make sure your inan

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Avoiding this situation is possible only through proper planning. If you or a loved one are looking to make sure that your pet is in good hands after your death, contact a licensed estate attorney to set up a trust for your beloved pet.

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