PRACTICESMatrimonial & Family Law
Private Client Services
- Brooklyn Law School, J.D.
- Columbia University, Barnard College, B.A.
BAR ADMISSIONSNew York
Phillips Nizer Family Law Alert: New York’s New Law on Pet Custody in Divorce Proceedings: Who Gets the Family Pet?11/01/2021
On October 25, 2021, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law a new statute, requiring that the “best interest” of a divorcing couple’s pet or companion animal be considered when awarding custody to a spouse, and applying many of the same factors considered in determining child custody.