Fairmont, MN asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Adoption and Animal / Dog Law for Minnesota

Q: Can we be sued?

Me and my boyfriend got a puppy and we weren’t able to keep him due to us having a baby on the way and it added tons of stress we didn’t need, so we gave him to the human society. The person we bought the dog from found out and is telling people we signed a contract and we didn’t pay for the dog which is False. We did NOT sign a contact and we did pay for the dog. The person who sold us the dog is saying they will file a law suit and sue us. Can they even do that if we didn’t agree or sign any kind of contract?

1 Lawyer Answer

A: Sure; in America anyone can sue anybody for anything at any time (even without a lawyer in small claims court). Winning the lawsuit is another matter. Save all your receipts, text messages, emails and all other documents.

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