3-Year Court Case Ends in Joint Custody—of Dog
NJ couple will trade visits with Dexter the pug
By M. Morris, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 21, 2009 4:34 PM CDT
A local girl walks her pug on Salinas Beach in Ibiza, Spain, June 1, 2007.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – A case that has taken up the time of the New Jersey court system since 2006 apparently ended today with a judge's ruling that the litigants will share custody of their dog. Dexter, a 6-year-old pug, will spend 5 weeks at a time with each of his owners, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Doreen Houseman said she's eager to lavish "a lot of hugs and kisses" on Dexter, but her ex has other plans: He's considering appealing the ruling.

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armywife
Sep 22, 2009 12:02 PM CDT
you have GOT to be kidding me....the thing is, they arent just wasting THEIR money, they are also wasting ours. we are paying for their court days and judges and etc....congratulations, assholes. you've set the new gold standard for "dumbest reason to go to court".
I_hate_to_say
Sep 22, 2009 1:30 AM CDT
Divorce lawyers take note. ;-)
kyleleitch
Sep 21, 2009 11:04 AM CDT
I'm glad that they wasted money like this...