Pets – making provision for their care by will

Pets are family – arranging care for them when their carer dies

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Who will look after me?

Cats, dogs and other pets are really family.  So making arrangements for their welfare when their owner dies is worth doing to help relieve others of difficult decision making at a stressful time.

While the matter can be discussed and arranged informally among family or friends, this approach may not be for everyone.  Alternatively a will is a useful and practical way to leave instructions for what you would like done with your much loved pets.

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Why make a will and what can a will do?

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By: B Stead

Why make a will and what can it do?

Dying without leaving a will, or leaving an invalid one, is to die intestate.   Dying intestate means property left (the estate) is distributed according to the intestacy law.  The intestacy law has been prescribed by legislation as the ‘default’ rules to apply in these circumstances. The problem is that the intestacy formula for distribution may not produce the desired outcome.

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