Child custody may be one of the most difficult issues that comes up in divorce law. Unlike child custody, which involves real humans, the custody of an animal will be determined under the property distribution statute in Illinois. 750 ILCS 5/503. Here at the Law Office of Keith Short, P.C., we understand that people get very attached to their pets; pets are not just animals, rather, they are part of the family.
It can be very tricky to determine what property goes where during a divorce proceeding, including who may get Fido. If you are needing help obtaining custody of your animal, call us today and let us help you! We know that your animal is not just an animal.