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Florida Pet Trust Protects Fluffy and Fido
September 11, 2022

Over the years we’ve heard about the lavish (some would say excessive) inheritances people have left to their pets. Take Gunther, the German shepherd bequeathed millions by German countess Karlotta Liebenstein, who died in 1992. On this side of the…

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Cats Inherit Enough to Last Nine Lives
October 1, 2017

Thanks to their devoted late owner, two cats have more than enough money to last their nine lives. New York resident Ellen Frey-Router died in 2015 at age 88. Her will specified that $300,000 of her approximately $3 million estate…

Pet trusts provide peace of mind
June 18, 2010

The late Gail Posner bequeathed $11 million to her beloved chihuahua, Conchita. Her son got a relatively paltry $1 million. As you can guess, he is now suing his mother’s estate, claiming that she was pressured by her staff to change…