Tag Archives: pet custody

Poetic advice

There's a well-known proverb that says, "Do right and fear no man, don't write and fear no woman."   They're certainly words to live by...and I've been thinking about them lately with the recent release of more than a thousand letters that T.S. Eliot wrote to Emily Hale, a longtime friend who many Eliot scholars have…
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The latest high-profile breakup

Late last week, when most of us were still focused on relaxing vacations and holiday-related festivities, a high-profile couple began to put their high profile divorce in motion: according to numerous press reports, actress Sara Gilbert filed to legally separate from her wife, the musician and songwriter Linda Perry. The cause was, as is the…
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Pet Pre-Nups

A recent article in The London Times in discussed what it called “pet-nup”—in other words, a prenuptial agreement that includes plans for what will happen to a couple’s pets if the marriage ends. I’ve written about this issue before on this blog.  It’s an issue I’ve seen in many, many divorces-- in high net worth…
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Some thoughts on the summertime

For many people, summer is the best season of the year: a time for barbecues and picnics and long holidays.  It's also, I've found, a season that some couples put off getting divorced. At a time when kids are at camp, people are traveling, and there's often a beautiful weekend home for entertaining, it's a…
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