Contact the police ASAP and report your dog stolen. If you find out that your dog was not stolen and has simply run away, be sure to update the police and inform them that you found your dog. If you have evidence that it was your neighbor (video recording of them committing the crime, picture of...Read more »
I gave him to a friend of my family and told her that if she ever didn't want him anymore that I wanted him back if it was possible. In October of 2018 she asked if I wanted him back. Her boyfriend gave him to someone else before I could give her an answer. The day after Christmas I get a call... Read more »
Once you gave up your dog to your friend, you effectively transferred ownership of the dog to someone else. You never intended to receive the dog back. Legally your friend owned the dog and could do with it whatever she liked at that point.
It is still possible for you to get the dog back...Read more »
I was asked to care for a pet temporarily but her place of living won't allow it so I have him. Things went south and I still have him. How long does it take before he's legally mine. Asking because I love this dog and if she's not going to get him back I want to keep him.
There is no set time limit where an animal becomes your property. The animal can legally become yours if the animal is abandoned. At that point the animal has no owner and anyone can claim it. However, in order for personal property like an animal to be considered abandoned there must be intent on...Read more »
metal health issues. Has gone through all her money. Own her own home but we do not believe paying any taxes. she has a bird and dog she does not take care of. Lives with poop and pee everywhere. will not believe anything we tell her concening her finances. when they kick her out of her house... Read more »
She was a stray 4 years ago--and had kittens on that property which was abandoned at the time---she has always gone between my property and his but stayed in this general area--- I had domesticated her -she does not like to be penned up for long.. I had gotten her spade and 3 yrs rabies shot--and... Read more »
Recently my landlord would not fix my smoke alarms my ceilings are 12ft tall and she said to just take out the batteries so it would stop beeping. So now she states I have to get rid of my dog because he "smells" which is false. The hall smells because the carpets are old.
4 months ago my kids dog was taken from my back yard. Today she ran up to our front door barking to be let in. Just like the past. She still answers to her name and has all the same markings. I made facebook posts and kept an eye out on my side of town. I asked people when they posted lost... Read more »
Sounds that you actually answered your own question. If the pet was stolen, the people who stole the pet did not have legal custody of the pet. It was a stolen pet, owned by your family. You family is rightful owner of the pet, and your family has custody of the pet. If you haven 't done...Read more »
First, you cannot "press charges," only the local prosecutor can "press charges." You do have a civil case of "conversion" against the dogs. However, that is not going to help you very much. There is no question that you are upset; however, you have few legal...Read more »
She was stolen off our back yard. They have a lot of other dogs in their home, before she was stolen she had never had intimate contact with any other male dogs. She is only a year old and beautiful so we believe they were trying to breed her since she is also an expensive breed of dog.
Yes, you can sue them in civil litigation for the theft, as well as the damage suffered to your property (the dog), including vet costs, the cost of the pregnancy and possibly even the cost of raising the pups. You should consult with an attorney in your area who handles civil litigation and animal...Read more »
You absolutely should have the original owner sign a transfer over to you, otherwise the owner could come back later and claim ownership of the dog. Additionally many vets will refuse to treat animals if you do not have proper paperwork showing ownership.
I have spoken to these neighbors twice before about these dogs and their aggressive behavior and have asked them to keep them restrained, they still keep letting them roam free. On 8/06/2018 these dogs came into my yard and attacked and injured one of my cats. I want to know what legal action I... Read more »
My neighbors said they are fed up with my moms dog barking on the occasion and that they are going to have members of the home owner association sign a petition asking to put the dog down. What I'm wondering is if they can ACTUALLY do that since the dog is not vicious, has never bit anyone,... Read more »
Absent some laws in the Indianapolis area (which is where Justia is telling me you are posting from), I am not familiar with any laws that would cause you to have to readopt your dog if it had been missing for a while.
The more likely scenario that I can think is that the shelter is...Read more »
None. Emotional support animals are not recognized under Indiana law or the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). Businesses and other organizations are not legally required to allow emotional support animals onto their premises, allow them to accompany their owners or accommodate them....Read more »
See what the neighborder was doing..he niped her ankle, she called the police for the scratch. My son went to court then got insurance and made sure the dog was registered and that was that..now 7 mo later I get a letter from an attorney wanting my homeowners..what can I do. Not my dog, my sons my... Read more »
If your son lives with you your homeowner's will probably also cover his negligence. The best course of action here is to turn the matter over to your homeowner's. They are required to represent you in any legal matter where you may have exposure.
Bad neighborhood. My front yard has a 2 foot stone wall. The back has a 6 foot wooden fence. And the rest of my property boarder is marked with 1ftx8inch paving stones. No trespassing signs on all four sides of property (cover each gate and main entry point). My dogs lead will reach out into the... Read more »
The lease. She verbally attacked me in the home and he knew she had been texting me constantly and threatened me as well. Yet he knowingly brought her here to cause harm?plus dogs were inside during this
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