So, the quandary is How do you leave each other without leaving your pet? The legal solution is shared custody. The pet lives with one former spouse and the other one gets visitation with the animal. It has become increasingly more popular since more people do not stay together anymore.
Raul Felder a famous divorce attorney claims that people will kill the pet rather than have the spouse get it. Particularly, if there are no children in a marriage, the battle is on. Many feel that the magical bond between them and their pet is worth spending lots of money to fight for them. For those who do not have children the maternal bond lies with their pets.