According to the American Pet Products Association survey taken in 2015, there are 80 million American households with pets. However, courts have done little to clarify their status in a divorce. One couple agreed to share custody of their 9-year-old German shorthaired pointer after both of their lawyers couldn't help them during divorce settlement talks.
Texas residents likely know the actor Jeremy Renner for his highly acclaimed performances in films like "The Hurt Locker" and "The Town", but it was the 45-year-old star's contentious divorce and not his work in front of the camera that made headlines on July 26. That was when Renner's ex-wife went to the press claiming that her former husband owed her more than $48,000 in child support payments and had refused to pay her $1,600 per month to cover their 3-year-old daughter's preschool tuition fees.