Users' questions

Why are you interested in adopting this animal?

Why are you interested in adopting this animal?

Because you’ll save a life. The number of euthanized animals could be reduced dramatically if more people adopted pets instead of buying them. When you adopt, you save a loving animal by making them part of your family and open up shelter space for another animal who might desperately need it.

How do you make your pet legally yours?

Establish your ownership rights through the following:

  1. Registration. Registration is not always mandatory.
  2. Veterinary records.
  3. Microchipping.
  4. Tags.
  5. A recent photo of your pet.
  6. Adoption or purchase records.
  7. Consider a pet agreement form.

What do you think are the most important responsibilities in owning a dog?

If you have no plans to breed your dog, having your pet spayed or neutered is the responsible thing to do. Obeying licensing and community leash laws, and keeping an identification tag current on your dog, are all part of being a good owner.

What are the most important responsibilities in pet ownership?

Feed Them Properly A proper, healthy diet is vital to providing your pet with the best level of care. The type of animal you have, along with dozens of other factors, can drastically impact the type of food your pet should be consuming. These other factors include age, weight, allergies, and exercise levels.

Can a missed detail affect a child custody case?

A child custody case can seem like a maze of legal paperwork, court dates, and visitation schedules; missing even a single detail in any of these areas can have a negative impact.

What should you not do in a child custody case?

Fighting with or talking badly about the other parent in front of your children. Again, the welfare of your children should be your main concern, which means you can’t afford to drag them into any negativity between you and the other parent.

Who is the best attorney for child custody?

The attorneys at Myers Law Firm have experience handling all of the major family law issues that surround the end of a marriage, including alimony, child custody, child support, property division, and divorce. We’re here if you need help. To get in touch with us, call our offices at 888-376-2889 or fill out the contact form on our website.

When to take a stand in a child custody case?

If emotional factors make it hard to do this, consider hiring an experienced family law attorney who can handle communication for you and provide valuable advice about when to compromise and when to take a stand. Withholding visitation from the other parent without an urgent reason.

Can a court consider the animal’s interests in a custody case?

In 2017, Alaska became the first state to pass a law requiring courts to consider the animal’s interests in pet custody cases. Illinois became the second in 2018. It’s expected that this model will become more common, and that more and more courts will consider an animal’s interests when determining pet custody.

When does Pet Custody become an issue in a divorce?

Thus in the event a dispute arises, such as two people getting divorced or separating, often times the issue of pet custody also arises about who gets to keep the animals. Pet custody refers to the issues that arise when more than one person claims ownership of a dog, cat, or other small animal.

How can I get custody of my Pet?

You want to meet and discuss the issue, but there’s no need to get in a fight about it over the phone. Do not relinquish possession of your pet. According to state law, pets are considered property. This means that with pet custody, as with determining ownership of other items of personal property, the law favors the person in possession.

How is custody determined in a custody case?

Courts in different states may use different legal standards to determine custody: While most courts will award custody based on who is determined to be the animal’s legal owner, this is not always the case. In 2017, Alaska became the first state to pass a law requiring courts to consider the animal’s interests in pet custody cases.