Ronkonkoma, NY asked in Animal / Dog Law for New York

Q: My mom bought me a dog and now a year and half later my wife is divorcing me and refuses to give me the dog .Can I fight

I need to know if I can legally fight to keep the dog.i have the paperwork in my name and my moms payment for dog.My ex wouldn’t allow me to stay at our home for a year so I didn’t get to see the dog much but I want her in the divorce

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1 Lawyer Answer
Steven Warren Smollens
Steven Warren Smollens
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Dear Ronkonkoma Dog Owner:

Ask your divorce attorney to secure the possession and custody of the dog for you in the divorce court.

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