Pets are family.
Including pets in your estate planning is not typical advice from an estate planning attorney, but it should be. If something happens to you, where will your pets go and who will take care of them?
Kelli utilizes over two decades of estate planning experience to teach you everything you need to know to make sure your pets are taken care of when you can no longer do so. Information includes:
- making simple re-homing decisions
- setting aside funds for pet care (medical and otherwise)
- choosing the right people to take care of your pet
- estate planning document basics
- the important of asset title
- hiring an attorney
- how to handle members who are not pet lovers; and even
- what to do for exotic pets!
With this book for Pet Parents, you will have a step-by-step guide to making decisions on how to tailor your estate planning to include your family members with fur.
"This book belongs in the home of every pet owner."
— Dr. Patricia Kennedy Arrington, DVM
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About the Author
Kelli E. Brown has spent more than twenty years as an estate planning attorney. She is the chair of the Trusts and Estates Department at Goldberg Simpson LLC in Louisville, Kentucky. In the course of her work, she has run across a variety of situations that inspired her to write publications and books making estate planning understandable.
Kelli received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton, her JD from the Northern Kentucky Chase College of Law, and her Master of Laws in Estate Planning from the University of Miami.
She is active in the Kentucky Bar Association and a recipient of the Thomas B. Spain Award for her service to the Kentucky Bar Association. She is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and has passed bar exams in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee.
She is a frequent speaker on all aspects of trusts and estates.
Kelli lives in Kentucky with her husband, Walter, and their children, Henry, Maddie, and fur child, Holly.