Dog Custody and Dog Support is now a thing.

While pets are cherished members of the family, divorce law has historically treated them as personal property.

Now a state law in Illinois allows the Court to provide for the custody, visitation and support of FiFi.

Illinois Pet Custody Law

Illinois is following a similar law in Alaska. These states are somewhat a trend setter as far as having a formal law. In Mississippi, your pet is still personal property, however Agreements routinely address Custody and Support issues regarding the most loyal member of the family.

Matthew Thompson is a child custody attorney in Mississippi.

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