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Spouse gave away son's dog and he wants it back, but the

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Spouse gave away son's dog and he wants it back, but the person who has the dog does not want to give it back; any remedy to this situation?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Kirk Adams replied 6 months ago.

Hi - my name is ***** ***** I'll be glad to assist.

Expert:  Kirk Adams replied 6 months ago.

A person can only give away what he/she owns, so if the spouse didn't own the dog, then the attempted gift would be improper and ineffective in terms of transferring the property/dog.

Expert:  Kirk Adams replied 6 months ago.

So, the transfer should not be a legal one, and your son should be able to sue for conversion of property to recover his dog if the custodial will not return it.

Expert:  Ulysses101 replied 6 months ago.

Hello, your question showed up on the Canada Law category. I see that you were chatting with an expert named Roger? Did you start in another category?

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