A law firm based in Armonk, NY has launched a new legal report on pet ownership issues and custody battles after couples separate or divorce, they say the pet’s wellbeing should be the priority. You can find out more at https://www.jafrilawfirm.com/blog/how-to-handle-pet-custody-battles-in-divorce or https://www.jafrilawfirm.com.
Get A Better Understanding Of Pet Custody
Laws After Divorce With This Report
Are you and your partner separating
or getting a divorce? Do you know
what will happen to your pets? Have
you discussed the custody of your
pets? If you need specialist legal
advice, this report can help you!
Jafri Law Firm explains that unless
you have a prenup in place stating
where your pets will live following a
divorce, it is likely you will need legal
help to establish how to handle your
pet custody agreement.
Jafri Law Firm says that
many local jurisdictions do
not consider your pets as
being members of your
This means your pets are likely
to be placed in the same legal
category as your belongings,
particularly if your pet is an
expensive pedigree breed or
To overcome the issues that can
arise if you and your partner
separate or file for the divorce,
the team explain you should
consider who spends more time
with your pet.
You should also establish if
your pet has a better or
stronger bond with you or
Jafri Law Firm argues it is better to
have these conversations ahead of
time as in worst case scenarios pets
are abandoned or taken to shelters
because neither partner can
determine how to proceed with a
As you may be aware, many
pets are more comfortable
remaining in the home they
have become accustomed to,
with the routine they expect.
Pets do not understand
divorce although they may
be aware things have
Making your pet's wellbeing
the priority during any
divorce proceedings or
settlement is key.
to find out more!