New Orleans, LA asked in Uncategorized for Florida

Q: Can I sue my mom for giving my puppy away without telling me?

I got my puppy when she was 6 weeks old and I have paid for everything for her even her vet bills. And my name is on the vet papers saying I own her. My mom decided to give her away and won’t tell me where she is. Am I allowed to sue her for taking my “property”?

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A: Technically yes. She stole your property - that's a crime. If she sold your property that's also a crime. You can sue your mother in small claims court or report the incident to police and have her charged.

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