Are ‘pet-nups’ the prenup of the future?

WINK had a good article recently addressing a trend with many couples: Pet Prenups. What to do with Pets is showing up more and more frequently these days when discussing issues related to a possible marital dissolution. From the article -

"When you split from your boo, it’s easy to divide up your possessions. It’s not so easy to divide up Fido.

Enter the “pet-nup.”

A pet-nup is essentially a prenuptial agreement that decides what will happen to an animal in the event that a person and their significant other decide to separate. Some attorneys argue that it’s a good idea to get one if you’re especially attached to your pet.

Nearly 30,000 divorce cases that reach a courtroom involve conflict over a pet, according to a survey by Direct Line Pet Insurance."

The full article is here.

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