21st Jul 2016

Nobel Prize winner, Anatole France once said “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Pets hold a special place in our hearts and in our souls. They not only act as companions, they become … more

Video: Creating a Pet Trust in California

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22nd Nov 2012

Orange County Estate Planning Lawyer Dwight Edward Tompkins explains the essentials of setting up a Pet Trust in California, including the appointment of the trustee and the custodian of the benefited animal. Tompkins-Law.com

Providing Care for Your Pets in a Trust in California

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18th Oct 2012

Many people who create trusts for their estate also have pets to worry about. One such person was hotel heiress and billionaire Leona Helmsly who died in 2007. In her particular case, her pet Maltese was the beneficiary of $12 … more