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Estate Planning: Where Do Pets Fit In?

June 17, 2015

When you are going through the process of estate planning, remembering to include provisions for :Mittens,” your cat, can often slip your mind. After all, you may just assume that your heirs will take care of your pet like you did. Like most states, Florida has a pet trust law that allow your beloved companion to receive care from your estate after your passing. It is a matter of making sure all your affairs are in order.

First, you need to make sure you have a trustee in place who will take care of the pet after your passing….