Estate Planning for Pet Owners

Following up on last week’s column, where I wrote about the importance of having a Will and how it can provide your family peace of mind upon your death. But what happens when you are a pet owner and you leave a beloved pet behind? Or, at some point in your life, you become disabled, and the disability precludes you from being able to properly take care of your pet? Have you planned for such an event? If not, you may be leaving your pet exposed to a host of potentially unsafe-and even fatal-situations.

See more here: Estate Planning for Pet Owners – Mercer Island, WA Patch.