Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Fighting over Fido: Pet custody battles on the rise

Check out this nice NBC feature by correspondent Jill Rappaport on the growing demand for the law to recognize pet "custody".

And a shout-out to colleague Gina Calogero who's got a great sound bite in the piece! Pictured at right is Dexter, the dog her client fought over when her ex-fiance broke off their relationship.

1 comment:

Gina Calogero said...

UPDATE: A three-judge panel in the Appellate Division reversed the trial court's ruling and held that the parties' agreement over custody of Dexter should have been enforced. The case is remanded for further proceedings.

Houseman v. Dare, decided March 10, 2009, can be viewed at: