Blog: Pets

What About the Pets?

Pets are often viewed as members of the family. So what happens to these “fur babies” when a couple separates? Does one party get custody of the pet? Does the other have to pay support? No and no. As much as we love the animals we share our homes with, they are viewed as property under the law. There are no rights to access and no entitlements to support when it comes to pets. We look at who purchased the pet (the purchase documents can be very important in this…