Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, January 1, 2018

Pets Treated As Children In Divorce Proceedings

From Chicago Tribune:

A spousal split can lead to a contentious custody fight over four-legged fur babies.

According to a new state law effective Jan. 1, judges in divorce proceedings can consider the well-being of companion animals in allocating sole or joint ownership.

Read more here.

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