Sunday, July 18, 2010

Split custody of dog recognizes changing role of family pets

In what lawyers believe was a first in Maryland, a judge recently ordered a divorcing Calvert County couple to split custody of their dog, a recognition, experts say, that pets stand apart from other property.

Read the rest of Andrea F. Siegel's article in The Baltimore Sun...

2 comments:

LawSchoolDreamer said...

Its really interesting to see how animals as "property" is playing out in the courts. Thank you for keeping fellow animal advocates updated through your blog - I really enjoy reading it as I prepare for law school - hoping to follow in your footsteps as an animal law activist and leader.

Amy A. Breyer said...

You're very welcome!