I let him hold my dog while I was having family issues now he refuses to let me see her or get her, I have a notarized letter from the person I bought the dog from is it worth going to court to get her back? Or would I be wasting my time , I have a order protection against the friend due to a fight... Read more »
If he is refusing to give you back the dog you can bring a civil action to get it back or to recover the out of pocket expenses you incurred. However, it is best to retain an attorney and expect it to cost a minimum of few thousand dollars in legal fees and court costs. I am handling a matter now...Read more »
If someone proves that they are the owner and that the dog was taken from them without permission they will be able to claim it for some time. If you want to challenge their claim you would need to litigate. I can go over the process with you.
I purchased a dog with an ex but was not able to shelter him. He give me the dog and i have been taking care of him for over a year now. The dog is now 2. He recently asked to see the dog and now he won’t give him back. All of the dog medical records are in my name, grooming receipts, amongst... Read more »
If you ex is the registered owner of the dog you cannot claim that it was stolen. If ownership was transferred to you then you have a case. If your ex is abusing or mistreating the dog that may be grounds to have it removed from his custody.
You may be able to recover for the money that...Read more »
I am the owner on all the paperwork and receipt of sale.I have been diagnosed with PTSD.Do I have no rights because the police officer pretty much said I didn’t!!My anxiety is through the roof!!!Help please!
a city street tied to a bike rack for four hours while it was snowing out. Neighbors contacted the police and provided the identity of the supposed owner of the dog. The supposed owner came to the police station and signed the dog over to my son and provided the original owner who is supposed... Read more »
The law still treats dogs and other pets as property. However, there has been a recent trend to weigh property rights against what is in the best interests of the pet. If this person can establish ownership in the first place, it can be argued that he abandoned his rights or otherwise transferred...Read more »
A few months ago my ex sister in laws pet needed to be seen by a vet. I called the vet and set up the appointment for her. The vet put both of our names on the file even tho it was for her animal. I went with her to the appointment for moral support and I watched her animal for a few days till she... Read more »
It sounds like you have some choices: (1) Pay the old vet bill so the vet will take your pet in; (2) don't pay the vet bill and wait to see if the vet tries to collect; (3) Ignore the two previous choices and find a new vet for you pet (4) do nothing.
The answer largely depends upon how the Board came into possession of the information. Unfortunately, HIPPA does not apply in all circumstances. See the following and the cited website for more info on who HIPPA applies to.
In general, the law treats pets as personal property. Therefore, if your mother can establish her ownership and your step mother took it without her permission, that is considered theft and she can involve the police. However, the law is gradually recognizing that pets are more than just property...Read more »
my lease states no dog but i assumed it would be ok because my neighbor has a dog. i did not realize it stated no pets because i brushed right by it. they dont answer my emails and when she does its very rude. i call the office they tell the assitants to say they are not there. what can i do ?
Parties to a lease are presumed to be responsible for reading the documents they sign and if they fail to do so sometimes suffer unfortunate consequences. Fortunately, if the landlord waits more than three months to take action to enforce the "no pet" provision of the lease, you may have a defense...Read more »
This is a very difficult question to answer. Duration of the litigation process varies from case to case. It depends on a number of factors including how many parties are involved in the lawsuit, the complexity of the issues involved, The cooperation of counsel for the parties as well as the...Read more »
I have an apartment for rent in Westchester NY through a realtor. There is a no pet policy. The prospective tenant wrote on her application that she has a cat. She is on section 8, which I don't know is relevant or not. Now my realtor is telling me the tenants realtor told her that she is going to... Read more »
Because i would not meet his demands for changing my fence and i told him to keep his dogs off my property and away from my fence. The fence is 2 feet into my property. Rpd said his threats were not harassment since he did not threaten bodily harm. He still allows his dogs to come to the fence... Read more »
I live in Staten Island, NY and I walk my dog on the street/sidewalk. He usually goes to the bathroom on the grassy area between the sidewalk and the Street. Of course I pick up the poop but obviously there is nothing you can do about the pee but today I had a neighbor tell me he doesn't want my... Read more »
I see no problem with that assuming that area is public property. You can check the local records at the clerk's office to determine the ownership of the area in question. But why not just avoid that neighbor's general area? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your...Read more »
He left the dogs in his ex's care while he was away. She neglected them and blamed it on him. He found one of the dogs at the shelter and they refused to give them back because of the abuse/neglect. What can he do to get the dog(s) back? One dog was adopted by someone else. He was out of state when... Read more »
He may be able to sue the ex for conversion of personal property or negligence. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors,...Read more »
Agreement that she keep her cat in her room for the first month so they can acclimate to each other's scents, and I made it clear how vulnerable my cat was because of his lack of fur, after 1 week of living here she decided all on her own to let the cats together while I was at work, her car... Read more »
You can sue for damages related to conversion of personal property and breach of contract in small claims court. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me,...Read more »
Do you have a contractual agreement for payment in exchange for care? More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors,...Read more »
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