A pet is as much of a member of your family as anyone else. Your constant companion deserves the legal safeguards that everyone is entitled to should you pass. Rely on Law Offices of Julie A. Schejbal to create individualized pet trusts to ensure the well-being of your beloved animals when you are no longer able to do so. Julie A. Schejbal's goal is to protect your pet by allowing you to dictate how your pet will be cared for after your death and by whom.
While it may not sound like a common occurrence, many animal owners set up trusts for their pets. More than 20% of Americans create trusts for their pets or include pets in their wills. As a pet trust lawyer in Dunkirk, MD, Julie A. Schejbal takes the time to sit down with you and evaluate exactly what the needs of your pets are. This individual attention ensures that your pet will receive the best care possible after you are no longer there.
Creating a pet trust is actually fairly easy when you have an experience pet trust attorney working on your side. From large dogs to kittens to exotic animals, pet trusts keep the welfare of your pet secure. As a lover of pets herself, Julie A. Schejbal's methods keep your pet in mind at all times. She knows as well as anyone that all animals are different, and therefore the trust must be tailored specifically to the needs of the individual. Estate planning services, as they extend to pet trusts, include such things that protect your pet as:
Deciding on Burial Methods Once
Dictating Your Pet's Standard of Living & Care
Determining the Percentage of Assets Needed to Care for Your Pet
Choosing a Beneficiary to Receive Leftover Assets
Requiring Regular Veterinary Appointments
The best way to ensure that your pet is cared for in the event of your death is through proper preparation. The last thing you want is for your pet to be placed in an animal shelter and given improper care. Let Julie A. Schejbal create a legally enforceable document using her more than 25 years of experience as a pet trust lawyer. Rest at ease with the knowledge that the future of your pet is safe, and that your directions on their care will be followed to the letter.
Contact Julie A. Schejbal today to make sure that the four-legged members of your family are cared for. She is proud to serve Dunkirk, Prince Frederick, Solomons, Bowie, and Upper Marlboro, Maryland, and the surrounding area.