Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2006
39 Pages Posted: 15 May 2008
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.
Keywords: pets, animals, custody, divorce, domestic animals
JEL Classification: K10
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Britton, Ann Hartwell, Bones of Contention: Custody of Family Pets. Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2006; Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-49. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1129332