Advertisement

New York lawmakers vote for more protection for pets

March 13, 2018 02:49 AM

The New York State Senate voted Monday to extend orders of protections to pets.

The Family Court Act would be changed to include pets, and a court could order a party to either give up a pet or stay away from the animal.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

The reason for the change is to extend the protections given to victims of domestic abuse. 
The court could prevent the abuser from any contact with the victim's pet.

WHECTV

Copyright 2018 - WHEC-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement
Advertisement
Relay Media Amp

We no longer have Facebook comments on this site. Please visit our Facebook Page to join the conversation.

Advertisement
Advertisement