Can I sue my ex for my dog?

Can I sue my ex for my dog?

Yes, she can sue you for return of the dog or money damages. If you return the dog to her, then you will have to sue her for return of the dog or for your expenses for caring for the dog. You may have a difficult time regaining possession if proof…

Is threatening a dog illegal?

You have the right to protect your animals from imminent harm but you should not use a weapon. If they bring any kind of weapon onto your property and you have to defend your animal with your body, they are committing a felony offence whether they use it on you or not.

How traumatic is it for a dog to change owners?

In general, re-homing is a very stressful experience for dogs. It’s common for dogs to undergo bouts of depression and anxiety, especially if they’re coming from a happy home. They will miss their old owner and may not want to do much at all in their sadness over leaving.

What can you do if someone threatens your dog?

Call the police immediately and file a report. Ask them to contact the person who threatened to hurt your dog. Doing so will put the person on alert that the police know. Obviously, take precautions to protect your dog.

What do you do if your ex steals your dog?

As mentioned above, if you believe someone stole your dog, you can consider filing a police report stating that your dog has been stolen. The police may take action or they may say they don’t get involved in “civil” disputes (which means you have to pursue your dispute in court).

Who keeps dog in breakup?

In the event of a simple breakup, the person who bought the dog usually gets to keep possession. The exception is when the dog was bought as a clear gift to the other partner. In that case, the dog may belong to the recipient.

How do I fight for custody of my dog?

Different options to resolve and formalise custody issues over your pet

  1. (a) Negotiate with your former spouse.
  2. (b) Seek consent orders or prepare a binding financial agreement which include provisions for your pet.
  3. (c) Make an application for property orders which includes your pet.

Can you sue someone if their dog attacks your dog?

California law permits people whose dog was attacked by another dog to sue for damages. But it is not California’s dog bite statute, Civil Code 3342, that applies in such cases. Civil Code 3342 does not extend protection to dogs who are attacked and injured by other dogs.

Can I kill a dog if I feel threatened?

In general, a person can kill a dog without penalty if the dog is lethally attacking that person or another person, and there is no reasonable alternative to killing the dog.

What can I do if my neighbor threatens my dog?

  1. Call the police and report him!
  2. Get a restraining order against him!
  4. MOVE if at all possible. This person is predictably violent, cannot be expected to stop this dangerous behavior, and YOU may be next!!

Who is the owner of my Ex Dog?

His mother got fed up with the dog a lot and I would end up taking the dog back to stay with me, family members would help with walking the dog and sitting with it when I went to college. Then the dog would end up back at his mothers and my ex fiance would help care for it. When we broke up the dog was still with his mother.

Can you steal a dog from an ex?

Go and steal the dog HONESTLY! it is you only hope! But McFarts, the lady on that thread got the dog back through the courts. I’m not anti napping the dog back if it can be done safely and legally. Wouldn’t want OP to put herself in any danger doing it though.

Who is the legal owner of this dog?

Since this was not a contract – you have not given consideration for the dog – it is a gift which should entitle you to right and title of possession unless otherwise stated by your relative at the time of the dog being handed over.

Can you sue the person who killed your dog?

Even if your dog killed their dog, they were wrong to kill your dog. The proper recourse would have been a civil suit. You can certainly sue this family and recover damages (assuming you can prove they killed your dog). I would recommend reaching out to a lawyer in your area.