Pet Custody

Are you going through a divorce with pets involved? Don’t lose your loved one. Watch this video to learn about pet custody and divorce in New Jersey.

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Question:

How are pets handled during divorce in New Jersey?

Answer:

If you’re here, you may be considering divorce in New Jersey. A lot of times, people will consider dogs or pets as part of their family and rightly so. They have been with you, lived with you, shared your love for years at sometimes.Pet CustodyHowever, the law doesn’t necessarily treat them as such and to non-pet owners, that could be a traumatic experience. However, if you have the right attorney, we can negotiate with your spouse, who likely feels the same love for your pet that you do, what would be in the best interest of that pet and who should maintain that pet going forward, or in some cases, even have a parenting plan schedule for your pet.


Are you or a loved one thinking about leaving a marriage and have questions about pet custody? Contact New Jersey divorce attorney Bart W. Lombardo for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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