Q: Can I be arrested if I cant pay my kennel bill
I have had my dog at a boarding place since October and I want her back but the place is not accepting payments or trying to work with me. I am nervous that any day now I could be arrested because she is still there.
A: We do not have debtors' prisons in California. Your debt to the kennel is a civil matter. Under the facts you have provided you do not have a reason to fear jail time. If the kennel is telling you otherwise, they may be in violation of the law and you should contact a qualified attorney immediately.
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