Check out the latest episode of the Muttly Crew’s “Fluff, Raw and Ruff.” They interviewed Lisa about the issue of pet custody. Pet custody is an essential issue in many divorce cases, most recently brought into the public eye due to Cheryl Burke and Matthew Lawrence’s divorce. See Link here
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul signed the bill on Oct. 25, 2021 and, effective immediately, the new state law now requires the court to custody in the “best interest” of the pet. Whether the Court will use many of the same factors that are utilized in determining the best interest of a child to determine […]
The new state law raises many issues including what consideration should be given to the allocation of resources with respect to pet custody, when people are waiting months and sometimes years to have their child custody cases determined.