Pet Custody After Divorce
Is there a solution for “fur parents” after a divorce?
There are a few tips that can help your family navigate through this hairy situation. Although some may think otherwise, pets are considered “assets” or “personal property,” and not regarded the same as child with respect to parenting time. Dealing with pet issues at mediation, or informally without the involvement of a court, is often the best place to decide who gets custody of a pet, to avoid your “fur friend” being treated as just “personal property.”