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
My cat was on the very end of the side of the road. My neighbor sped up and he went to the furthest right and purposely hit my cat , then took off and parked his truck in the garage! What can I do? There were 4 witnesses
In February my dog went lose & animal control got him after I got him out I had a court date for July. I no longer have the dog but the court wants proof. What kind of proof do I show I no longer have him?
If you need to prove that you no longer own the dog then you are going to have to show evidence of what happened to him. If you had the dog put down, a vet report and bill would show that, or the dog's medical records. If you sold the dog, show a receipt of sale. If you gave the dog to...Read more »
A neighbor dog came onto our property, damaged the fence to our chicken run and killed 12 out of 13 chickens. We raised most of these from chicks and has taken 9 months to get established enough to sell eggs. We literally just started selling eggs, being my 9 year old daughters... Read more »
You can ask the small claims court for up to whatever the limit is in your area. Justia has you tagged as 'Indianapolis.' If you are suing in Marion County I believe the limit is $8,000. Everywhere else in Indiana it is usually $6,000.
him to the vet diagnosis was parvo we let the vet keep him he has been there 4 days do I have any legal action with the breeder for the Vet bills or if he dies legal action to for vet bills plus money we paid for the puppy. We are trying to give him the best chance to pull through this due to my 8... Read more »
You can always bring a claim. The question is whether or not you'd be successful. If you bought an animal and it came down with a sickness a few days later like it did here you may have a strong claim against the seller. However, the seller may have had you sign documentation that the animal...Read more »
I was asked if someone could bring their mom and pups out temporarily and put them in my garage. I noticed no one had been out to feed or water them or let them out. I went in garage and found starved puppies living in their own feces. I have asked the owners to come get them and clean my garage.... Read more »
This isn't a personal injury question, but you have a few options. You can 1) Take care of the dogs or 2) Call the Indy Humane Society and have them come get them, their number for Indianapolis is (317) 872-5650. If you do neither you could possible be charged with animal neglect or cruelty....Read more »
There is not set time for when property becomes abandoned. Whether or not property is truly abandoned is determined by the intent and actions of the owner. In this case it sounds like your former roommate has told you that they do not care what happens to the dogs and that you can do whatever you...Read more »
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