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As pet ownership increases in America, custody battles over dogs and cats during a divorce have become more common. Courts are increasingly treating animals more like children as opposed to property. In a 2013 case, a judge called a one-day hearing to allow both sides to present evidence showing that having custody of a pet...
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For Texas couples going through a divorce, it is no secret that property division and other aspects of the divorce process can become heated and emotionally charged. Child custody may well be the most infamously difficult facet of divorce, but sometimes battles over animals become charged as well. Though some people argue over custody of...
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For Texas spouses who are considering divorce, a common question involves what will happen to the family pets, should the marriage end. While this consideration is not always the top priority within a divorce proceeding, it does become a central issue for some spouses. One highly unusual case has led to a scheduled hearing for...
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