Ohio Law Can Protect Pets Once Their Friends Depart

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People do love their pets, and more of those furry friends are being remembered in wills. Often, that doesn't please non-furry relatives. Unhappy humans have been known to contest the money going to Rover and Kitty. Well, back-off greedy people. A new law in Ohio allows pet owners to create trust funds for their trusty companions.

JOHN YDSTIE, host:

Good morning, I'm John Ydstie. People do love their pets, and more and more of those furry friends are being remembered in wills. Often, that doesn't please the non-furry relatives who go to court to contest the money going to Rover and Kitty. Well, back off, greedy humans. A new law in Ohio allows pet owners to create trust funds for their trusty companions. Okay, Rover, don't blow it all on some skunky cologne and a cute poodle. This is MORNING EDITION.

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