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Presented by the ISBA Animal Law Section
Get the information you need to handle pet trust accounts
and power of attorney for pet care cases!
Join us for this comprehensive overview of the pet trust process – which includes a checklist designed to help you draft Statutory Living Pet Trusts in Illinois – and an invaluable discussion on the elements of a Power of Attorney for Pet Care. Attending this seminar will give you a better understanding of: 
  • How purpose trust is defined in pet trust cases;
  • The various types of purpose trusts, including charitable, non-charitable, and trusts contrary to public policy;
  • The pet's status as beneficiary;
  • The Uniform Probate Code and Uniform Trust Code Amendments, including reduced administrative burdens and court-appointed trustees;
  • The advantages and disadvantages to both traditional pet trusts and statutory pet trusts;
  • The Illinois Pet Trust Statute 760ILCS 5/15.2;
  • The various tax issues to consider, including income tax, federal estate tax, and Illinois estate tax;
  • How the Power of Attorney for Pet Care is defined in Illinois; 
  • The benefits of having a Power of Attorney for Pet Care;
  • Why putting your designation of Authority into writing is important; and
  • Much more!
Angela E. Peters, Buffalo Grove Law Offices, Arlington Heights
Anna Morrison-Ricordati, AMR Law Group, LLC, Chicago
Program Information
Date Presented:
April 23, 2013 12:00 PM Central
Program Location:
Chicago, IL
1 hour
Pet Trusts and Power of Attorney for Pet Care
Speaker Information
Peter B. Canalia   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.00
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