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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Landlord - Tenant, Libel & Slander and Personal Injury for Texas on
Q: 3 pit bulls moved in next door. Little boy says they can jump fence. If they attack us can we sue their landlord?

We are afraid, are still dealing w medical & financial ramifications of attack from other neighbor's pit bulls in 2015. Animal Control told us 2 buy a gun. Pls tell me that TX law doesn't say we can't safely go outside bc other ppl's pit bulls have more rts 2 b in our yard... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 26, 2016

Find out from Animal Control if they will spell out under what cirucmstances you can use the gun if you get it and will they put it in writing..

Nothing saying you can't put up a bigger fence. Make it colorful, run vines up it.See if your town has an ordinance. Unfortunately, many...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Employment Law and Libel & Slander for Texas on
Q: I need a pro bono attorney that would work with me for accusation of embezzlement from my previous employer.

Attorney can be paid from proceeds from the settlement.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 25, 2016

In case you are charged, first get the advice of a criminal defense atttorney. You may have to pay. Then find out your options by contacting a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Assn who handles libel cases.

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Q: A i was claimed for defamation of character because I said someone looked like something. Is that defamation?

If I said someone looked like something wouldn't that be my freedom of speech by expression of opinion?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 6, 2015

That is exactly what you said? "someone looked like something"? It depends upon the exact wording, I suppose, and you have not provided that. Get an attorney on your side.

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Q: Can you sue for a parent slandering children and a youth organization

Posting bad comments about the HOT youth football association and saying nasty things about kids who play

John M DeProspo
John M DeProspo answered on Jun 29, 2015

More information would be needed to answer your question. Bad comments and nasty things do not normally constitute actionable libel or slander.

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