For most people, one of the primary goals of their estate plan is to protect and provide for their loved ones. If that is one of your estate planning goals, ask yourself if you have included all of your loved ones in your plan? Your spouse and your children are undoubtedly part of your plan; however, what about your beloved family pet? If you are one of the millions of Americans who consider a pet to be part of the family, doesn’t it make sense to include your pet in your estate plan? In fact, … [Read more...] about Did You Know Your Estate Planning Attorney Can Help Protect Fido?
Americans spent over $53 billion on their pets in 2012, according to data from the American Pet Products Association. Whether you are a new pet owner or have owned pets all your life, this number might not come as much of a surprise to you. The fact is, having a pet in your life is something that many pet owners couldn’t do without. But what happens to your animal as you age? What do you need to do to prepare for your pet as you make an estate plan? If you’ve thought about these questions, you … [Read more...] about As You and Your Pets Get Older