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Many families have a beloved pet living in their home.  So, what happens to your pet in the event that you and your spouse divorce? Florida law is very clear: pets are like furnishings and are given to one spouse in the divorce settlement.  In many jurisdictions in Florida, local rules are enacted which prevent judges from distributing assets such as furniture or furnishings with a value of less than $2,000.00. What does this mean for your pet?  It means that you and your spouse need to decide who keeps your pet.  Unless your pet is worth more than $2,000.00,…

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