Animals in the CA Family Code Since 2014

CALIFORNIA FAMILY.CODE SECTION 6320-6327 6320. (a) The court may issue an ex parte order enjoining a party from molesting, attacking, striking, stalking, threatening, sexually assaulting, battering, credibly impersonating as described in Section 528.5 of the Penal Code, falsely personating as described in Section 529 of the Penal Code, harassing, telephoning, including, but not limited to, … Continue reading

Check out the Dog Press

ARS UNMASKED *Note–nothing here below, is from the Dog Press; the above link will take you to the Dog Press site. Everything else on this post is Petdefense, and subject to all anti-slapp legal provisions, see our warning on home page. [We have over 3,340 posts and if you are not a selected reader, you … Continue reading

Landlords, Homeowner Associations,Assistance Animals

California and federal law require a landlord to reasonably accommodate a tenant’s disability (42 U.S.C. § 3604(f)(3)(B), Cal. Gov’t Code § 12927). If a tenant requests to keep a service animal or support animal and it is a reasonable accommodation of the tenant’s disability, the owner would have to allow the tenant to keep the … Continue reading

Chicago Dog Case, Owner Wins/Sues under 42 USC 1983

The State’s Attorney charged Neita with two counts of animal cruelty and thirteen counts of violating an animal owner’s duties under Illinois law. An Illinois judge found him not guilty on all counts. After his acquittal Neita filed this action against Travis, Officers Raddatz and Uldrych, and the City of Chicago, among others. The complaint … Continue reading