Wall St. Journal: “Mention ‘pets’ and ‘estate planning’ in the same sentence, and many people think of the late Leona Helmsley, the Manhattan hotelier and convicted tax cheat who left $12 million to Trouble, her Maltese pooch, and also specified that her trust of more than $5 billion be used to benefit dogs. A judge later reduced Trouble’s personal bequest to $2 million, and the Helmsley estate decided to give only $1 million to dog causes. . . . But she cites four steps that any pet lover should take when planning an estate:”
Adviser Counsels Pet-Friendly Planning
By On the Net|2016-12-13T20:33:57-08:00February 3rd, 2010|
About the Author: On the Net
This blog post links to the quoted article found else where on the internet. Click on the lnk to read the entire article.