Section Newsletter Articles on Illinois Pet Trust Act

Pet trust basics By Melissa Anne Maye Animal Law, 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 By Daniel C. Hawkins Elder Law, 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.