What If Your Parrot Outlives You? Preparing for Your Bird’s Future

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Gerry W. Beyer

Texas Tech University School of Law

Date Written: October 8, 2020

Abstract

Dogs, cats, parrots, and other pet animals play significant roles in the lives of many individuals. The bond between a pet owner and his or her companion is strong. It is of vital importance to include pets when a pet owner makes plans for disability and death. This article provides an overview of the techniques a pet owner should consider when planning his or her estate with emphasis on parrots.

Keywords: parrots, trusts, pets, pet trusts, statutory pet trusts, animal caregivers, estate planning, companion animals

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Beyer, Gerry W., What If Your Parrot Outlives You? Preparing for Your Bird’s Future (October 8, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=

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