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Peggy Hoyt, attorney specializing in estate planning, including for pets

Peggy Hoyt—a veteran Florida attorney whose practice involves estate planning and a host of related areas, including pet planning that ensures pets will be cared for if their owner dies or becomes incapacitated (this interview was tied to August being National Make-A-Will month; today also happens to be National Dog Day)—explains what estate planning is, and why it’s important. Read more…

Page Ulrey, an attorney and pioneer in the use of courthouse dogs

Page Ulrey–a senior deputy prosecuting attorney in Seattle’s King County–discusses the genesis of courthouse dogs, which are used to make children and others more comfortable when testifying or being interviewed about sexual assaults or other emotionally upsetting crimes: Based on experience with her son’s service dog, a colleague thought service dogs could provide comfort to children and others who are victims or witnesses of crimes, and this dovetailed with a period when Ulrey was ready to add a dog to her life. Read more…