Pets and Divorce: Dogs and Cats are Marital Assets

On behalf of Kathryn Wayne-Spindler & Associates, PC posted in Property Division on Thursday, October 2, 2014. People naturally get attached to their pets. This is why having to separate from a pet permanently following a divorce can leave an individual in Michigan feeling distraught and desperate for a better option. Pets are considered assets that divorce courts will have to “divide” if two people who are getting a divorce can’t decide on their own how to handle them post-divorce. Pets are now considered highly valued family members, so pet custody continues to be a major issue in many American households. Two individuals can try to Continue Reading…