November 2018 Archives

Should you keep your dog after the divorce?

Recently, California changed the proceedings for divorcing pet owners by passing Assembly Bill 2274. Whereas the state before treated dogs and cats as part of the assets divided between the two parties, it now authorizes the court to assign sole or joint ownership of the animal after considering several factors between both parents. Essentially, pet custody just became more like child custody.

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