Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog

Pampered Felines Inherit Riches, Despite Estate Plan Glitches
August 15, 2023

Talk about fat cats! When Nancy Sauer died last year at age 84, her precious felines became instant millionaires. Widowed and having outlived her only child, the Tampa resident lavished love on her seven Persian cats: Leo, Midnight, Napoleon, Cleopatra,…

Cat and Dog
Florida law allows you to protect your pets in your estate plan
January 16, 2017

Headlines are made when wealthy people leave outsize fortunes to their pets. One notable example is Leona Helmsley, the hotel magnate who passed away in 2007. Cutting out her family, Helmsley left her entire $12 million fortune to her pet…