Monday, July 29, 2013

Pet Custody Cases Across the Pond

From the Telegraph:

PETS are increasingly at the centre of tug-of-war battles between separating couples.

And many mistakenly think the Family Court can help resolve pet custody disputes.

The trend has emerged in research by law firm Slater and Gordon.

A family lawyer of 30 years, Heather McKinnon said pets were moving up the ranks of hotly contested "assets'' in a break-up.

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Here is Tulsa County, OK our family courts litigate a lot of cases that involve a wide array of marital assets including the 'family pet'. Me personally, in my practice, the 'family pet' is an issue that has come up at least 2 or 3 times and YES it can easily turn into a hotly contested issue.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer | Jul 29, 2013 6:41:22 AM

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