Q: if a town make a rule change and they seize you personal belongings do they have to composite you for the money invested
i have a sizable reptile collection now the town wants to make changes to the pet laws so they can make me get rid of my reptiles? I have been keeping reptiles for over 33 years and i have a lot of money invested in to my reptiles so what can i do to protect my investment ? I was born with spina bifida and a Dr. told me to start a hobby to help me take my mind off the constant pain i am in and if they take these animals i don't know what i would do.....
Further details are needed to adequately address your question.
Generally speaking, a law is not valid if it seeks to "punish" a person for an "act" that was previously legal. However, as I said, I cannot provide adequate legal advice without first discussing all the particular facts and circumstances of your matter.
A: What the doctor says will not hold much weight. If the town is making this a general policy, they have every right to do so. If you can prove the town is specifically targeting you, you may have a claim but it is likely to be minimal.
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