Estate planning for pets is very important if you are a pet owner. Your animals depend upon you to provide them with safety and security. If something happens to you, you do not want your beloved pets to be vulnerable to having to move to a shelter or to end up homeless. You should take action well in advance of the time when something happens to you to ensure that your pets will always be safely provided for. Mark S. Eghrari & Associates, PLLC can help. We can work with you to make a … [Read more...] about Tips on Estate Planning for Pets
There are challenges that many senior citizens face as the years pass. Loneliness is certainly one of them. When you are retired, you do not have regular interactions with coworkers on a daily basis. Your children, and at some point even your grandchildren, will be busy adults, and they may not even live in your area.Of course, you will invariably lose older family members and friends along the way, and at some point you may even lose your spouse.Obviously, there is no way to replace … [Read more...] about Pet Planning Can Facilitate Pet Ownership for Seniors
The process of estate planning can have many different twists and turns. As you grow older and your life changes, your estate planning objectives can change as well. There can be variables that enter the picture that were not a factor when you were younger.Along these lines, consider the dynamic that you may experience when you are an elder with regard to contact with others. It is not a very pleasant scenario to think about, but many elders do experience loneliness to one degree or another. … [Read more...] about Can I Establish a Trust for the Benefit of My Dog?
Now and then you read something in the news about a celebrity or otherwise wealthy individual leaving an exorbitant amount of money to a dog or cat in a pet trust.Have you ever wondered how pet trusts work and why someone who isn't rich may benefit from creating one?The truth is that a pet trust can indeed be a sensible and practical addition to your estate plan even if you are not someone like Betty White or Oprah Winfrey.We have put together a very interesting informational report … [Read more...] about Have You Ever Wondered About Pet Trusts?
When you feel like you could use a friend in your life and you are a dog lover there is an ideal match waiting for you. As a senior citizen you may feel a sense of loneliness and recognize that you would indeed benefit from dog ownership.If you are reluctant because you're concerned about dying before the dog does you could assuage those concerns through the creation of a pet trust in Smithtown NY.Yes, it is possible to create a pet trust for the benefit of a dog or other type of animal … [Read more...] about Can You Create a Pet Trust in Smithtown NY?
When you are planning your estate the eventual distribution of your financial resources to your heirs is probably going to be foremost on your mind, and rightly so. However, there are some other components that your estate plan should contain, and we would like to highlight three of them that are often overlooked.1.) Durable Powers of AttorneyAlzheimer's disease alone makes incapacity planning a must. Upwards of 45% of people who are at least 85 years old have Alzheimer's, and this is … [Read more...] about Three Often Overlooked Estate Plan Components