In the case of a separation or divorce, who gets the pets? There has been recent case law that has shown family pets as family members, making it possible to set up a shared schedule in the case of separation or divorce. Rebekah Schultz explains how this relateively new area of family law is developing.

Author(s)

This content is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion as neither can be given without reference to specific events and situations. © 2021 Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.

Have Questions?

Enjoy this article?
Don’t forget to share.

Related Posts

Family Law
Blog
Reading time: 4 mins
Planning a family is an exciting prospect. Written by Kendra Landry, Articling Student  For queer couples and non-traditional families, however,[...]
Family Law
Blog
Reading time: 3 mins
The Canada child benefit (CCB) is a tax-free, income based monthly payment made to eligible families to help with raising[...]
Family Law
Blog
Reading time: 3 mins
Since the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, parents who do not see eye-to-eye on vaccinating their children or themselves are[...]