Increasingly people are making provisions in their estate plans for their pets. If you would like to do the same, then you have a few options for how to do it.
In the past people gave little thought to what might happen to their pets after they passed away. It certainly was not common to provide ways for pets to continue receiving care in estate plans.
Today, however, pets are increasingly being viewed as important family members that need to be provided for in estate plans along with human relatives.
Time recently published an article on this phenomenon entitled “How to Make Sure Your Pet Is Cared for When You Die.”
The article mentions three ways to provide for a pet in your estate plan:
If you would like more information about providing for your pet after you pass away, speak with Nelson Elder Care Law about the above options.
Reference: Time (Nov. 18, 2015) “How to Make Sure Your Pet Is Cared for When You Die.”
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