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Comments from the Chair
No matter what your practice area, human interests often intersect with animal interests. The ISBA’s Animal Law Section offers you both an opportunity to stay on top of this constantly evolving area, as well as a valuable link to resources you may need when that intersection of interests crosses your desk.
Durable Powers of Attorney for Pet Care
A Durable Power of Attorney for Pet Care can be a useful document during times when you, the pet owner, must “temporarily” give custody of your pet to another person; for example, when you travel for business or pleasure.
An introduction to the issue from Editor Melissa Maye.
The Illinois Pet Trust Act
Some individuals are so attached to their companion animals that they wish to provide for their care and well-being, even after the owners have died.
Innkeepers Lien Act and a boarder’s bankruptcy
An interesting question came up on a listserv I belong to: whether or not a trustee in a boarder’s Arizona bankruptcy case could void that state’s agister’s lien in favor of the boarding barn and sell the boarder’s horses to satisfy the bankruptcy estate debts.
Pet trust basics
A list of factors and information you should review when preparing a client's pet trust.