1 in july 1996 the new york legislature added section

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Unformatted text preview: ed a jury instruction that “intrinsic value can supplement market value, analogizing it to the ‘heirloom’ worth of wedding photos or a grandmother’s brooch. Stephanski v. Wimpy, DEC 266.40 (Franklin Cir. Court) A $ 30,000 settlement after a security guard shot an arthritic German shepherd. “clients of New York sole practitioner Edward Martz…turned down a $25,000 settlement of a veterinary malpractice suit because the deal included no admission or wrongdoing…” Drafting Trusts for Animals By Frances Carlisle and Paul Franken NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL, December 13, 1997, p.1 In July, 1996, the New York Legislature added section 7-6.1 to the Estates, Powers and Trusts Law to permit a person to create a trust for the care of designated domestic or pet animals. This article discusses some practical aspects of creating these trusts and some of the problems that may arise in attempting to comply with the statute. DA Watches Out for The Bears By Jean Guccione SAN FRANCISCO DAILY JOURNAL, July 7, 1997, p. 1 Profile of Alpine County, California District Attorney Colleen E. Hemingway who is “…fast becoming known for her vigilance i...
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