This book is a step-by-step estate planning guide for pet owners. In addition to how to protect your pet at your disability and death, it also includes how to protect your pet during every day emergencies and weather emergencies. There are individual chapters about estate plans for people with minor children; adult children; without children and couples with blended families. If you already have an estate plan, use the book to evaluate if your estate plan is up-to-date or if changes are necessary. Some of the topics included are: wills don't avoid probate; beneficiary designations supersede wills; a power of attorney terminates at your death; always name an alternate power of attorney; estate taxes; how to select a caregiver for your dog or cat, how to use a contract with your caregiver or a pet care trust; how to create an emergency plan for pets; a properly funded living trust will avoid probate; how to pick an estate planning attorney; and how a living trust differs from living wills. Forms There are no do-it-yourself legal forms, but there are 10 forms and checklists you can download (included in the price of the book) which make estate planning comprehensive, efficient and easy. A Personal Note from the Author qAlthough I've been an estate planning and probate attorney for 30 years, I'm really in the Peace of Mind business. Once your affairs are in order, you will have made things as easy as possible for your family, your beloved pet or pets will be protected and you will achieve peace of mind.qThis book is a step-by-step estate planning guide for pet owners.
|Title||:||Estate Planning for Pet Owners|
|Publisher||:||CreateSpace - 2013-04|