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Pet Custody, When Families Don’t Stay Together

Pet custody is a relatively new field in law, law in all 50 States which sees pets as just another asset to be divided. We know that couples can fight about the smallest of things, and who gets to keep Charlie can become a major battleground. Since case law in this area is thin, many judges have used child custody laws as a guide, yet are still constrained by property laws.

Pets place in our lives has change significantly since one of the first cases of pet custody in 1944: Continue reading