Q: A man gifted my mom his dog after his wife passed away- a couple of months later he changed his mind and is asking for
The dog back now. My mom only has texts from him saying “she’s yours you can keep her” but she is afraid that isn’t enough and he may come for the dog either legally or by force. What do we do?
A: The text messages give your mom a very strong case. I would highly recommend she speak to an animal attorney to help her.
A: Your mom should be fine unless she gets sued. At that point, I would suggest she contact a qualified attorney who has won many of these types of cases (on each side), such as myself. The hallmark of a gift is present intention to convey all ownership of a thing to another and delivery of that thing, so he can't just come back now and say he regrets giving the dog to her.
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