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Make Sure They Are Cared For

Why Should I Include My Pets in My Estate Planning?

What will happen to your pets when you die? That is a question that many people need an answer to because pets are family members too. You cannot leave property to pets because they are considered property by the law, but you can make provisions for them that will make certain that they are cared for in the future. Talk to our team at Siedentopf Law about Estate Planning for Pets today!

For Georgia Residents

What are My Options for Estate Planning for My Pets?

You can make arrangements for your beloved animals that will last throughout their lifetime, whether it’s relatively short or long.

Pets in Your Will

While you can't leave them money, you can leave them in good hands by leaving funds your pets to a trusted caretaker.

Pet Trusts

This is a stronger option. Choose a caretaker for your pet and leave them money and a legal obligation to care for them.

Legacy Arrangements

Programs exist that will find qualified caretakers for your pets like veterinary schools, SPCA, and private pet sanctuaries.

Give Yourself Peace of Mind

Why Should I Start Planning Now?

Approximately two-thirds of households own a pet, whether it be a cat, dog, bird, horse or even tortoise. While we may think that our pets will not outlive us, we still want to ensure they will be loved and taken care of if we are unable to do so. After all, we are all unsure what the future might bring. Siedentopf Law can help pet owners navigate estate planning for pets, and provide peace of mind about the future care of their animals.

Pet Safety Plan

Use Our Free Guide to Help Ensure Your Pet is Cared For.

Choosing a Will or Trust

Use Our Free Comparison Guide to Find Out Which is Right for You.

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