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Free Member Webinar
Presented by Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton
CEUs: PPAB 1, IAABC (pending)
Have you ever wondered what would happen to your beloved pets if you became disabled or a disaster was about to strike? How would you care for them if you broke a bone or a wildfire or mud slide was looming?
Without a plan in place, before you need it, you leave the safety and care of your pet to chance. If you are the sole provider of care to client's pets how many can you realistically care for? These and the questions are addressed and answered in the MAAP Plan Webinar.
It explores the 8 D's pet owners choose not to think about until it may be too late
-Death, Disease, Disaster, Delay, Disability, Dementia,Divorce and Denial.
Attendees will not only know why they need a plan, they will learn the 4 easy steps to prepare for the much needed care for their pets, especially long lived ones such as parrots, tortoises and horses. Debra Hamilton is respected nationwide as the go to person for pet care planning that is easy to do and thorough. You will not want to miss the MAAP Plan Program.
-Why and how to plan for the care of pets, theirs and their clients.
-What if something happens to you and there no one is available to care for them?
-We outline the 8 D's-Divorce, Death, Disaster, Delay Disease, Dementia,Disability and Denial.
M-Make a Plan
A- Address the needs of the pet
A- Appoint caregivers
P - Publish the plan.
The course offers step by step actions that will assure your pets and your client's pets have redundant care options and escape routes. This information can be referred to in your will and updated yearly without the expense of re-writing a will.
It also helps you easily have a Trust and Estate professional create a Pet Trust to assure your pet has the funding to care for it without delay.
About Your Presenter
Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton
Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton is the principal at Hamilton Law and Mediation, PLLC, (HLM) the first solo mediation practice in the US dedicated to helping people resolve conflicts involving animals.
HLM uses alternative dispute resolution (ADR) to help resolve conflicts ranging from divorce disagreements over the family pet to helping animal rights advocates see the benefit of sitting down with their adversaries and having a neutral discussion before, during & after litigation is initiated.
Debra also works with pet service providers and professionals to help them pursue their passion of helping people and their pets while reducing their exposure to costly litigation.
She presents programs that teach people how to communicate, as a speaker and receiver of information without feeling they need to resort to litigation. Debra is the go to person for information regarding the use of mediation in disagreements over animals for the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Sun Times, Bloomberg and the US News and World Report.
Debra hosts free online webinars, which teach pet owners and pet service providers learn how to address conflict in their business or relationships with clients, colleagues or service provider. She also helps pet owners and service providers aid each other in the creation and implementation a SIMPLE short and long term pet care plan. The MAAP Plan enables beloved companion animals get the care their owners want them to have any time their owner is personally not able to care for them.
Debra graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School in 1983, and was admitted to practice in New York in 1984.
You can learn more about Debra and the work she does
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