Section Newsletter Articles on Illinois Pet Trust Act
Pet trust basics
, June 2010
A list of factors and information you should review when preparing a client's pet trust.
Care for Spike from the grave: The new Pet Trust Act
, January 2005
Many elderly persons treat their pets as if they were their own children. A client may request that as a part of his or her estate plan, Spike be taken care of from the grave, but until recently Illinois law did not allow trusts for pets.