What Happens To The Pets In An Arizona Divorce?

Pets become part of a family. So what happens to Fluffy, Fido or Speedy when the family breaks up? Courts treat pets like property (I know:  the horror).  However, it is also not realistic to expect a Court to order a custody evaluation and determine with party is most fit to care for a dog or cat, as it would a child.  The Court has limited time and resources.  In fact, Courts rarely spend a lot of time dividing property, unless it is a big asset or one difficult to divide – like a house or … [Read more...]

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