Every piece of property in the state of Oregon is zoned so it can be used for a specific purpose. When a person is interested in real estate that is not zoned for what he or she plans to do with it, the thought of letting the property go rather than fighting for it may be tempting. It is certainly the easier path; however, some things are worth fighting for. There are a few ways in which one might be able to get the zoning changed so that it does work for one's needs; it just takes time, effort and, possibly, litigation.
Oregon residents who want to name their pets as beneficiaries of their estates may have questions about how to do it. They may also worry that doing so could end up causing other beneficiaries to contest the contents of the estate plan, requiring litigation to resolve the matter. Those who want to leave assets to their pet may, but they just need to go about it a certain way.