Increasingly, pet custody is becoming a source of contention in family law cases. For one thing, there are more pet owners than ever before. During the COVID-19 pandemic, dog and cat adoptions increased by up to 250%. When you couple that spike with the fact that up to 95% of …CONTINUE READING
7 Of The Strangest Causes Of Divorce
There are numerous factors that can influence a couple’s decision to divorce. The usual reasons are familiar. Finances are often a source of contention. Often there are disagreements over how to raise the children. Or maybe a couple just loses their sense of intimacy. But sometimes disagreements spring from unexpected …CONTINUE READING
DadsDivorce Live: ‘Pet Custody’ Becoming A Bigger Part Of Divorce Law
Many people consider their pets part of their family. It might sound silly, but the emotional attachment people forge with their furry friends is genuine. That creates a dilemma when couples divorce as they are forced to decide who keeps the animal. Traditionally, family courts have treated animals like property, …CONTINUE READING
A Divorced Man’s Best Friend: How Pets Help Families Survive Divorce
The potential harmful effects divorce can have on children are well-documented. Children of divorce are more likely to fall behind in school, both academically and socially. They tend to face more health problems. And they’re more likely to suffer from anxiety, stress, and low self-esteem.CONTINUE READING
Video: Cordell & Cordell News – May 15, 2015
Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell announced the launch of a new office in London, England. The office marks …CONTINUE READING
Dogs and Divorce: Can My Ex Keep Me from Seeing Our Pet?
Question: I was divorced two years ago, and my ex and I had an agreement to share custody of our dog. At the time, we both agreed to this but now, she has decided that she no longer wants me to see the dog even though I have been paying …CONTINUE READING
My Ex Wants To Get Rid Of My Pets Or She’ll Deny Visitation
Question: My ex-wife has demanded that I euthanize my pets or she will not allow my children to come over during my parenting time because one of the kids is mildly allergic to cats. Does she have legal authority to make me euthanize my pets in order to exercise parenting …CONTINUE READING
Can The Presence Of Family Pets Affect Visitation And Child Custody?
Question: My daughter has been allergic to cats her whole life, though she has never had a reaction to the cats my ex-wife and I owned nor the cats I currently own after our divorce. The doctor has recommended to limit her exposure to the cats, but again she has …CONTINUE READING
Money Made Easy: Should You Buy Pet Insurance?
Pet insurance: a topic that would seem inane 20 years ago is now a booming industry with one million pets and counting covered by insurance. Revenue for U.S. pet insurance plans was more than $300 million in 2009 is predicted to reach $753 million by 2014, according to consumer research …CONTINUE READING
Pet Custody: Will A Court Award Financial Support?
By Sara Pitcher Noblesville, Indiana Divorce Lawyer Financial support is rarely awarded in animal custody cases because of the continuing contact required between the parties and the drain enforcement would be on judicial resources, similar to visitation cases.CONTINUE READING