Pets can be wonderful companions and may even be considered to be members of the family for some people. Although pets are technically considered to be ‘property’ in the realm of estate planning, there are a number of ways that you can protect and ensure future care of your pets in your estate plan.
When it comes to including your pet(s) in your estate plan, here are the specific devices that can be used:
Regardless of which type(s) of devices you put into play, some of the issues that should be detailed in your plans for your pet(s) include (but may not be limited to):
For additional answers and information about estate planning for pets or any aspect of the estate planning process, contact a trusted Denver estate planning attorney at Phillips & Blow, PC.
Our attorneys provide a thoughtful, comprehensive approach to our clients’ estate planning, elder law and other legal needs, and we take pride in helping each of our clients and their families find the best solutions for them. While this means that we provide personalized attention at every step of the process, it also means that our clients can rely on us to always be competent, caring and professional while providing them with the highest quality estate planning services at affordable rates.
We can discuss your estate planning needs and different options during our consultation. To schedule this meeting, call us at (303) 713-9147 or email us using the contact form at the top of this page.
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