Pet Law and Custody: Establishing a Worthy and Equitable Jurisprudence for the Evolving Family

    By Barbara Joan Gislason

    Pet Law and Custody: Establishing a Worthy and Equitable Jurisprudence for the Evolving Family

    Pet Law and Custody: Establishing a Worthy and Equitable Jurisprudence for the Evolving Family

    By Barbara Joan Gislason

    2017, 702 pages, ebook, PC 5130220EBK

    A unique and valuable contribution to legal jurisprudence, this book examines animal law in general, and the various aspects that particularly impacts pets and companion animals. Barbara Gislason explains relevant legal topics to understand how judges might approach a case, while also considering how cultural perspectives, cognitive biases, and points of view impact negotiations, alternative dispute resolutions, and decision-making processes.

    Pet Law and Custody: Establishing a Worthy and Equitable Jurisprudence for the Evolving Family

    By Barbara Joan Gislason

    Pet Law and Custody: Establishing a Worthy and Equitable Jurisprudence for the Evolving Family

    Pet Law and Custody: Establishing a Worthy and Equitable Jurisprudence for the Evolving Family

    By Barbara Joan Gislason

    2017, 702 pages, 7 x 10, Paperback, PC 5130220

    A unique and valuable contribution to legal jurisprudence, this book examines animal law in general, and the various aspects that particularly impacts pets and companion animals. Barbara Gislason explains relevant legal topics to understand how judges might approach a case, while also considering how cultural perspectives, cognitive biases, and points of view impact negotiations, alternative dispute resolutions, and decision-making processes.
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    A valuable contribution to legal jurisprudence, this book examines in detail the progression of law that affects animal law in general, and the various aspects that particularly impacts pets and companion animals. Unique, inspiring, and interesting, author Barbara Gislason clarifies how scientific knowledge about the cognitive abilities and emotional characteristics of other animals should lead to legal developments.

    Pet Law and Custody provides synthesizes legal and ethical information on how the law affects pets with pertinent case law analysis. This is a very useful and well-crafted work for lawyers. The book takes an in-depth look at the subject of pet custody disputes from many angles. Not only explaining legal topics, such as what judges do in a practical way and how they might approach a case, the book also considers how cultural perspectives, cognitive biases, and points of view impact negotiations, alternative dispute resolutions, and decision-making processes. Topics include:

    • Family law and replevin actions
    • Alternative dispute resolution
    • Estate planning for animals
    • Contract law and the Uniform Commercial Code
    • Property law
    • Tort law affecting pet law
    • Animal cruelty
    • Dangerous dogs
    • Science and bioethics
    • Practical advice for the animal lawyer, including law office basics, handling a legal case, and identifying experts

    Appendices include sample pleadings, agreements, rescue adoption contract, pet custody questionnaire, and more.

    "This splendid book thoroughly and exhaustively for the first time explores all aspects of law pertaining to companion animals. Such a book has long been needed, and no one could have done it better than Barbara Gislason. This book is an instant classic, and will remain so for the foreseeable future."
    –  Prof. Bernard E. Rollin, Author of Animal Rights and Human Morality and Veterinary Medical Ethics

    "Essential reading for lawyers and anybody who is interested in animal legal issues. Barbara Gislason’s work is pioneering and will help you think deeply about the relationship between people and animals."
    –  Dr. Temple Grandin, Author of Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

    Product Details

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    Section of Family Law

    Publisher

    ABA Book Publishing

    Author

    Barbara Joan Gislason

    ISBN

    9781634258937

    Page Count

    702

    Product Code

    5130220EBK

    Sponsor Groups

    Section of Family Law

    Publisher

    ABA Book Publishing

    Author

    Barbara Joan Gislason

    ISBN

    9781634258920

    Page Count

    702

    Product Code

    5130220

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