Who Gets Pet in Divorce?

There will be very few families here in the Los Angeles which will not have a family pets in their house. Pets are adorable and lovely. With their beautiful looks and affection for the members of the family, they become a part of the family too. It is very unfortunate that law considers pets as…

Hi! I’m Emily Robinson. I’m a Family Law Attorney. I practice Family Law in Los Angeles, and Ventura County in California with Dion Law Group. One interesting issue that comes up in many divorces is what to do with the family pet. Unfortunately, pets are basically considered property under the law and will be awarded…

Hi! I’m Emily Robinson with the Law Office of Emily F. Robinson in Woodland Hills, California. I practise Family Law. Usually, I deal with child custody issues, but sometimes I deal with pet custody issues. Pet custody issues are interesting because to a lot of people, including myself, their pets are their babies. My dog…

Hi! I’m Emily Robinson with the Dion Law Group. I practise Family Law in Woodland Hills and Westlake Village California. One issue I wanted to talk about is Pet Custody in Divorce cases or legal separation cases. That is a very, highly-contentious area in divorces. People love their pets. Their pets are like their babies…

When married couples file for divorce, a commonly contested issue has been who gets to keep the family pet or pets. Most pet owners, it seems, tend to consider their companion animals as family members. Federal and state laws however still categorize pets as personal property. California law, for instance, say that pets acquired during…

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