Bones of Contention: Custody of Family Pets
Ann Hartwell Britton
Widener University - School of Law
Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2006
Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-49
The article discusses the difference between the legal and the popular view of pets. It proposes a way to accommodate both in determining who gets custody of a pet following the dissolution of a relationship.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 39
Keywords: pets, animals, custody, divorce, domestic animals
JEL Classification: K10
Date posted: May 15, 2008
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