Months after adopting my cat from a rescue organization, the organization continues to contact me regularly for updates on the cat. They refer to him as “their” cat. I see that I signed an adoption agreement agreeing to never let him outdoors, and to never give him to another owner unless the... Read more »
He is your cat. As far as letting him outdoors, that may be because of medical or emotional conditions that he may have. You can certainly ask them why they have that provision. As far as the vetting provision, it is pretty common with rescue agencies. They don't forget about animals that they...Read more »
Although property rights generally apply to pets, more and more courts are looking past those rights to do what is best under a totality of the circumstances. So, the answer is that it is possible but will depend upon the specific facts.
Yes. A receipt and release acknowledges that you are agreeing to receive certain proceeds from the estate and releasing the estate from further liability. If you do not believe that the proceeds are correct then you should dispute it now. Once you sign and accept the proceeds you will not be...Read more »
I’m terrified this mother cat will starve . There’s no cat food. I shared my cats food against the owners wishes. I provided cat litter . This cat will run out of milk. She’s imaciated . Thin as rails, I was staying at the home for a week or so and did my best to share what I had just so this... Read more »
To report animal neglect you can call the Attorney General helpline at 1-866-697-3444. If you don’t get results from that office I suggest calling your local humane society to get guidance for your area.
I have an Aunt that is 83 years old that lives in NY. I live in Georgia. In 2013, when she was of sound mind, she had a NY attorney prepare a POA regarding all her finances, etc. and a Health Care Proxy. She signed and I signed.
Now she has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's. As such she... Read more »
The short answer is yes. A durable POA gives you power over her finances and the Health Care Proxy over her medical decisions. However, if her condition is not apparent to a vendor or health care provider and she is expressing resistance to your decisions, you may have problems. You may have to...Read more »
The trust generally spells out what happens when the maker passes away. I assume you father in law was the maker and your husband was the trustee. If no successor trustee is named in the trust, a petition will need to be brought in Court to appoint a trustee. If your kids are not beneficiaries of...Read more »
I let him hold my dog while I was having family issues now he refuses to let me see her or get her, I have a notarized letter from the person I bought the dog from is it worth going to court to get her back? Or would I be wasting my time , I have a order protection against the friend due to a fight... Read more »
If he is refusing to give you back the dog you can bring a civil action to get it back or to recover the out of pocket expenses you incurred. However, it is best to retain an attorney and expect it to cost a minimum of few thousand dollars in legal fees and court costs. I am handling a matter now...Read more »
Your history of breaking leases is not generally tracked by credit bureaus or any other repository of information. However, if those incidents resulted in a judgment or collections activity your credit may be affected.
Had a rent to own agreement with a couple who have split. She moved out he stayed on but recently stopped paying rent. We inspected the property and found dog feces throughout, they did not ask permission to have pets, animals were neglected and we had to call ani al control to have them removed.... Read more »
In my mother's name a grandparent had left money for me to purchase a home or use for college once I was of age . My mother had withdrawn the money once we found our small home and my father had convinced me to put his name on the home in case of any accidents or lawsuits . 3 years later the story... Read more »
If someone proves that they are the owner and that the dog was taken from them without permission they will be able to claim it for some time. If you want to challenge their claim you would need to litigate. I can go over the process with you.
If he receives any money from the annuity it would have to be spent down. There are a few alternative options available. A supplemental needs trust would allow his use of the money while maintaining Medicaid eligibility. There are some drawbacks. Also, if burial and funeral arrangements have no...Read more »
I purchased a dog with an ex but was not able to shelter him. He give me the dog and i have been taking care of him for over a year now. The dog is now 2. He recently asked to see the dog and now he won’t give him back. All of the dog medical records are in my name, grooming receipts, amongst... Read more »
If you ex is the registered owner of the dog you cannot claim that it was stolen. If ownership was transferred to you then you have a case. If your ex is abusing or mistreating the dog that may be grounds to have it removed from his custody.
You may be able to recover for the money that...Read more »
My name was added to the deed to family home in 2009, mother has lifetime tenancy. She told me repeatedly that it was my house, even crying in order to get me to move in to remove troublesome family members whom she had allowed to stay in house while she was living with her boyfriend. After moving... Read more »
I don’t think you have sufficient grounds to sue your mother for lying.
When property is deeded to you that reserves a Life Estate, you receive some ownership rights. However, your mother has the right to live there. Since you are on the Deed, the property can’t be sold or transferred...Read more »
I am the owner on all the paperwork and receipt of sale.I have been diagnosed with PTSD.Do I have no rights because the police officer pretty much said I didn’t!!My anxiety is through the roof!!!Help please!
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