Ian’s Legal Fact of the Week 1/29/18: Rhode Island and the Constitution

Rhode Island was the only state that refused to send delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787, a fact that goaded the usually-reserved George Washington into referring to the RI representatives’ actions as “impolitic, unjust, and….scandalous”. It was also the last state to ratify the … Continue reading

Ian’s Legal Fact of the Week 1/22/18: Pet Custody Disputes in Divorces

96% of pet-custody cases in divorces involves disputes over custody of dogs. Only 1% involve cats (not surprising to dog lovers!). The remaining 3% involve other domesticated animals, including birds, lizards, snakes and even 130-pound tortoises.