Category Archives: Dogs

Does the Law Consider Your Dog “Property”?

The answer is mostly “yes” and judges typically have looked at pets as personal property and considered the usual factors in this analysis. However, in recent years pets, particularly dogs, have been the focus of custody disputes between two divorcing … Continue reading

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Italian Woman Leaves Entire Estate To Her Dog

An elderly Italian woman has bequeathed 2 million euros worth of property to her beloved dog.  Under her will, her dog Kikko will inherit, two apartments, several land estates, and bank accounts.  Italian law does not give recognize the legal … Continue reading

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That Pooch Should be in Pictures

An important part of estate planning is understanding the personalities, needs, habits and desires of the family members that we are providing for in the estate planning documents.  Sometimes if we are dealing with a child with special needs, we … Continue reading

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