Pets and Divorce

June 12, 2018

Any pet owner knows that the pet is almost always considered part of the family.  Millions of American families adopt dogs and cats as well as more exotic choices, such as pot-bellied pigs or snakes.  In a divorce, the issue of who should receive the pet can be a contentious one, and many pet owners […]

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Pets and Divorce

December 20, 2017

Having pets is very common among American households.  One survey found that almost 80 million households in the United States owned at least one pet in 2015-2016.  In so many cases, these animals are considered family members.  When a relationship fails and there is a divorce or separation, is should therefore be no surprise that the issue of […]

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Pets and Wills and Trusts

December 18, 2017

For most people with animals, these pets are thought of as members of the family.  Pets are important to their owners, and owners want to make sure that pets are always provided for, even in the event of the owner’s incapacity or death.  There are mechanisms for pet owners ensure their pet is always cared […]

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