Can I Set Up A Trust Or Will So That When I Die A Person Of My Choosing Will Receive Ownership Of My Pet?

Yes, it is perfectly fine to set up in a trust a legal means by which your pet will be transferred to the ownership of a chosen person who will take care of your pet after you die. A pet is considered property just like any other valuable you wish to pass on after your death under a trust.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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