Q: I need to know how to get my stolen cat returned. Unfortunately, it’s not taken as seriously as, say, a car.
She was stolen by my ex just to hurt me. She’s filed false papers claiming my cat is her “companion cat”. I have all the proof & witnesses to support the truth in this matter.
A: You might want to consider small claims court in light of the fact that most attorneys charge $300-$400 per hour. You cannot have an attorney in small claims court. If you obtain a judicial order for in junctive relief for the return of the cat, she would be in contempt of court if she does not return the cat. However, I do not know if a court would enforce a contempt charge under these circumstances. I am sorry about your cat. I am sure your cat misses you.
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