Long story short I found a puppy wandering around a neighborhood no collar, I took it to get scanned but no chip. I basically hung out with this dog all day and eventually ended up talking to some neighbors. One of the neighbors told me they think the dog lives at the Corner House. So I ended up... View More
Arizona Theft requires "intent to deprive" a person of the property. Here, you did not commit theft because you were attempting to locate the owner to give them their property back. I believe you've done a good deed that would not be considered "theft." I...View More
It's unusual, but it's possible. Animal cruelty is one of the listed crimes under the domestic violence statute. It may depend on whether his actions meet the standards of animal cruelty (see ARS 13-2910) and whether those actions are significant enough to impact what should happen with...View More
Beginning divorce where I was effectively locked out of house while out. While getting necessities I was refused my Service Dog, when I asked Police assistance, wife claimed he was working for everyone in house. Even though 1 dog working for multiple people is not how it's done, police see it... View More
In your divorce proceeding, have your lawyer request exclusive temporary use and possession of your service animal. Be prepared to show the specific specialized training your service animal received for your particular disability, and correspondingly that your spouse does not share that disability...View More
I was walking my dog on a leash through the neighborhood and he caught a cat the cat ran right by him and he caught him he was on the leash the whole time. what is my negligence. the owner came out and rightfully he was upset, I apologized profusely but two weeks have passed and he seems a little... View More
I do think $40 and a pair of jeans is worth it just to avoid the hassle of a lawsuit and avoid the risk of possibly paying more at a Court. I'd have him sign something that it satisfies what you owe him for the death of his cat.
I will say this, though, only one of you had your animal...View More
my cat went missing and he was recovered by my neighbor. My neighbor did not know the cat was mine and posted an add for my cat. A lady who has a similar cat found the ad before I did and went and picked up my cat. She refuses to give him back and told me to take her to court. I know it's my... View More
You can sue her in a replevin action and if the court agrees you’ve proved ownership the court absolutely can order her to return your cat and even issue a writ to law enforcement directing them to go seize the cat to return to you.
Someone had been watching our dog as we looked for a place to live. Among other things, the pandemic prolonged the time it took to do so (4 months). Right before we were to contact the guy to get our dog, he randomly texted and said he killed the dog and threw him in the fire. Devistated, we... View More
Unfortunately, it is not as easy as merely requesting a civil standby. I have not filed a case like this personally, but I believe you should be able to file a case in justice court instead of at the superior court level since all you are seeking is possession of the property (dog). The fees will...View More
I am 20 years old and live with my mother. My dad is going through a terrible divorce with my ex step mom. On December 4,2018 my step mom moved out of the house, leaving both of the dogs behind. I was in love with one of the little dogs and wanted to take it in as my own To live with me at my moms... View More
You will be hard-pressed to get an attorney to say with certainty that you could never be ordered to surrender the animal, I will say, however, that it is unlikely. First, she abandoned the animal and animals are considered property. Second, your father can likely only be held responsible for the...View More
Most likely, no. Although, you didn't say how old the dog is, now. Most states and municipalities require dogs to have a rabies vaccine every year (if you get the yearly vaccine), so that could land you in trouble IF the vet reports it, but that's unlikely. They will probably just be glad...View More
No, you can't rehome a dog that you do not own. You could offer to buy the dog from your roommate so that it is YOUR dog - if you want to keep the dog. If you're concerned about actual neglect (like, the dog is starving or without water) you could call animal control and see if they will...View More
My BF adoped dog on his name.But I paid all medical bills and supplies for dog for last 5 month and spend over 4000$.Now we broke up and he said he will give dog somebody else cause he don’t need it.But love this dog and I’m bagging him give it for me , but he just being nasty.Is I will go to... View More
Usually it’s all about who signed the purchase agreement. But if you Can provide proof that the boyfriend is just doing this to keep the dog from you and you can get your friends to testify to it, plus all your financial documents, you might have a chance. You could also try to offer him money to...View More
Was late Friday afternoon when this was occurring. Examples given and if we had them, were: take guns to pawn shop . Title loan on car jewelry tools artwork. Something showing value. My husband was to get his paycheck around 7 pm they were to close at 530.. We had no cash avail. They made dogs... View More
She denies the whole thing but I have 4 whiteness. She was helping us clean and thought it was unsafe for the dogs to live in. The police where there the night before on a medical emergency and did not say anything or take any actions about the condition of our hours. The foster mom was also... View More
This is a very unfortunate situation. I recommend contacting the police to file a police report if you want to pursue criminal charges against the ex. If you are looking to sue the ex directly for stolen property then you will need to contact a civil litigation attorney who can help you out....View More
This is a very unfortunate situation and even more unfortunate, it happens frequently. I recommend contacting the police to file a police report if you want to pursue criminal charges against the ex. If you are looking to sue the ex directly then you will need to contact a civil litigation attorney...View More
a lady picked my dog up when he got out said she had a client take him to the pound. we have been searching for 3yrs. found him with the same lady that said she gave him to client and she wont give him back what can i do legally
Before we begin, how do you know that the "lady" did not bring the dog to the pound and, after a period of time has past, simply adopted the dog? Sadly, animals that are in the pound too long without being adopted are subject to euthanized. Often, the person bringing the dog to the pound...View More
The housekeeper had decided to pick up my 5 lb puppy because she's cute. She then subsequently dropped my puppy on the floor. She suffered a massive broken bone that has now required 2 surgeries approximating in$10k of bills.
I'm assuming you are over 18. Regardless, you should really try to work this out with your mother. She might have been genuinely concerned about the puppies. Who was responsible for taking care of them while you were on vacation? Is she harming the dogs? If the dogs are in danger you can...View More
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