Easton, PA asked in Animal / Dog Law for Pennsylvania

Q: Consequences of not giving shared dog back to ex husband since he wants to take him out of state

My ex husband and split taking care of a dog weve had for 9 yrs. A birthday gift to me. I let the dog stay at his house because i couldnt find a place that took his breed. I still go after work to take care of him sometimes and take him for a week or two at a time every month as well as the vets as needed. Recently my ex is moving to another state and saying hes taking him. Is there anything i can do? What would happen if i just didnt give him back?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Talk to your lawyer. Who is the owner under the license? That's what the police will look at.

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