In Episode 27, Scott Kimberly explained how the law views pets more as property than as “persons.” Today, another lawyer joins the podcast to discuss the legal preparations necessary to assign care for a pet after an owner’s death. Tab Talbott is today’s guest and proves again that lawyers are good at this “talking” thing.

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