Highland Lakes, NJ asked in Small Claims, Contracts and Animal / Dog Law for New Jersey

Q: i live in nj and bought a puppy from someone in north carolina who advertised her as akc registered, she is not.

i never got a contract but agreed to 4 puppies back. she will not provide me with proof of akc reg. she is also now saying she does not owe half the vet bills relating to delivery. i told her it would have to be 2 puppies this litter 2 puppies next litter. she is threatening court. where would she sue me? nj or nc? there is no signed contract.

1 Lawyer Answer
Leonard R. Boyer
Leonard R. Boyer
  • Clifton, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: This is not the type of transaction that you should engage in long distance. If she does chose to sue you, it would be in NC. A signed contract is not essential to this matter. Threatening to sue someone is easy, actually doing it successfully is not.

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