If the driver was aware that they had hit your dog and they fled the scene in an attempt to avoid responsibility, they could be charged with animal cruelty. However, if the driver did not realize that they had hit your dog or if they fled the scene for some other reason, they may not be charged...View More
I'm sorry about your dog. It could depend on state-specific cruelty laws. Some jurisdictions could treat it as animal cruelty, some might not. They should probably be more concerned about their heartless conduct (check with a local animal law attorney how local codes treat it - you posted your...View More
Small claims actions are generally for money judgments. If you want other relief, such as return of property (like a dog) instead of money, then you may need to file a different cause of action outside of small claims court. However, if you are took the case to trial and the judge awarded you...View More
We got the dog when his uncles dog had puppies. We didn't pay for the dog and she has always lived with me. I have had the dog since he passed away, almost 2 years ago. I'm looking into licensing her, I'm not sure if she already is or not. I just want to make sure that there's... View More
In Nebraska, a dog is personal property, just like any item in your home. Unless there are ownership papers that someone else owns the dog, the person who the dog lives with is generally the dog's owner. If the dog has ownership papers in one person's name but has lived with another...View More
How to respond depends on what happened after animal control was called. If you received a citation, you may be able to fight it. If the allegation wasn't true and animal control didn't find anything wrong, then there may not be any further action needed.
Where I couldn't pick up the pets I purchased both of them I purchased the oldest one for him but the youngest one is a female in her name is cupcake and she is mine and now he has told me that we are selling the house come to find out not only are we selling the house but he is leaving me and... View More
You need to get a lawyer involved to obtain the dog(s) so that he does not take them. If you have proof than you should be able to get them back. Timing is essential for getting the dog(s) back. You may also have certain rights as regards other mutual property.
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