Pet Trust

2019 Animal Law Symposium

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Animal Law Symposium

We are pleased to announce that Kevin A. Pollock has recently been added to the speaking panel for the 2019 Animal Law Symposium.  Kevin will be speaking about estate planning for pet owners, including the creation of pet trusts. He will also be discussing relevant income tax laws and NJ Inheritance tax laws that pertain […]

Animal Trust

Follow up to Pet Trusts

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Following Leona Helmsley’s bequest of $12,000,000 to her dog, the USAToday published a nice article about the importance of setting up a pet trust for your beloved animals. I note that the article contains a nice chart detailing which states allow for the creation of pet trusts.

Animal Trust

Animal/Pet Trusts

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New Jersey passed legislation a short while ago permitting the creation of a Pet Trust under: N.J. Stat. Ann. § 3B:11-38. The new law states: A trust for the care of a domesticated animal is valid. The intended use of the principal or income may be enforced by a person designated for that purpose in […]