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Divorce and Your Pets

Jul 15, 2021

Who Gets Custody of the Family Pet After a Divorce?

Divorce and Your Pets

According to current Pennsylvania law, the family pet is viewed no differently than the family couch or television in the eyes of the court. Michael Routh, an Attorney at Alpha Center for Divorce Mediation, talks with Georganne Ford about divorce and who gets to determine who receives custody of the family pet.