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Pet Law: Evolving Trends for the Famous & Non-Famous (beyond Leona Helmsley)

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Hotel magnate Leona Helmsley's estate plan made national headlines when it was revealed that Helmsley had left nearly $8 million to her beloved dog, Trouble.  The discussion that ensued highlighted the rapid rise of "pet law" as a legal specialty.  This one-hour course provides an overview of the major legal issues surrounding pet ownership.

Topics discussed include:

  • Estate planning for pets:  Who will care for your pets when you die?
  • Insurance issues
  • The current law on dog bites
  • Veterinary malpractice


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