How did she “put” vet bills in your name? Unless the vet has an agreement with you directly, the vet has no legal right to go after you. However, I would recommend you avoid using that vet office if possible so you can avoid getting between it and your friend.
Me and my ex split two months ago, he is now trying to keep my dog and my cat that he agreed we’re ok to stay there till I got my own place. I have bought collars and food and shots for them I also have prove of purchase for my dog. Can I get my animals back tho it’s been 60 days?
my great aunt left a will naming nieces and nephews.
only my mother's immediate family - two brothers and sisters were in close contact and took active care of her. i.e shopping. hospitalizations from repeated falls, helping her walk and treating her infections.
Anti-lapse statute in NY allows children of named beneficiaries to receive gifts. Since the deceased beneficiaries died without children it doesn’t apply. Most properly drafted Will address that contingency. An attorney would have to see the Will to properly advise in this case.
I usually let my dog walk about a foot, not more than 2, on neighbors property. If he goes to the bathroom, I pick it up. But if the property owner says I can’t walk him on their lawn, do they have the legal right to do so?
If you signed adoption paperwork, it should contain a provision for damage, disease or illness. If it doesn’t you should be able to return the pet. Since you already paid for the care you can attempt to seek reimbursement. If the rescue refuses, you may be able to sue if they made false...Read more »
Service animals and emotional support animals are generally not considered pets. However, it is important to analyze the laws of the municipality and any recent court actions decided there to properly advise on this. It may not be as simple as registering or getting a letter.
If the dog is not a service dog or emotional support animal and your lease has a "no pets" provision then the landlord has the right to evict due to a violation of your lease. If there is no such provision or if the landlord knew that you were violating the lease and allowed it to...Read more »
When an intestate estate is closed insolvent after tens of thousands of dollars were left to a sole heir-in-law in long-standing beneficiary accounts (>5 years old), and debts of up to a few thousand dollars were left unpaid, is there any way such creditors (possibly including Medicaid) would be... Read more »
If proper debts were ignored by the individual administering the estate, creditors can seek to be paid even 5 years later. I am unsure what you mean by long-standing beneficiary accounts. If assets passed outside the estate then it belongs to the beneficiary and would not be used to pay debts of...Read more »
I’ve had my dog two years. We recently moved to Niagara Falls and yesterday he jumped the fence. Our local spca office has him. How do I prove ownership if he’s still registered with his previous owner.
If you have not properly registered or license the dog evidence of ownership can include a bill of sale or certificate of adoption, vet bills and grooming bills. The SCPA office should advise you what else they will accept.
Would have wanted. But actually, their son asked me to keep her if anything happened. Ive been taking care of her every day for months but since we arent married, no one cares about what he wanted, they are acting as if our everyday life together wasn't permanent and so I have no say in where... Read more »
Companion animals are generally considered property under the law. As the case would be with any type of property owned by an individual, once the owner passes away, it is transferred by Will or through the laws of intestacy. Assuming there was no Will and there is no spouse or children, the...Read more »
You should contact a local vet or the local humane society or animal shelter to scan for a microchip and to report that you found it. If there is no microchip there is a waiting period before you can legally adopt if you want to. Considering the current crisis the animal shelter would probably...Read more »
It sounds like you need to speak with a mental health professional about having the dog prescribed as an emotional support animal. They can be kept even if there is a no pets policy. As far as eviction, if you have openly had the dog for 3 years and the building staff knew there is a NYC law that...Read more »
My husband went to look at our dog at 4 days old . Decided what one and on a price . He freaked out two weeks ago saying we had to come get her bc of his living situation. Then he was getting help form the neighbors so all five puppies could now stay with the mother . I have reached out to him so... Read more »
My ex wife and I share custody of our two dogs, the dogs are a mother, daughter pair. The mother was mine before my ex and I started our relationship. Our 10 year relationship ended two years ago and due to my circumstances and schedule she has had the dogs for a majority of... Read more »
My father recently passed away in New York we believe without a will. At least we have not been able to locate one. He left a considerable estate to which myself and my sister are the only airs. We were wondering what we need to do next he had several CDs in three local banks to which total almost... Read more »
You must petition the Surrogates Court for Letters of Administration in order to be given the power to collect and distribute assets. If you are not going to be present in NY you should retain an attorney to assist you.
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