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Matrimonial Matters: Companion animal custody increasingly an issue in divorces

Over the past few years a new issue has popped up in matrimonial law — companion animal custody. Parties may be as emotionally distraught over who is getting the family pet as those who are disputing custody of their children — or, sometimes, even more so. Although a few states have passed laws that treat ...