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What you describe is a "nuisance" case.
If the police are not inclined to prosecute the case, you can sue them for "nuisance"
Under the common law, persons in possession of real property (land owners, lease holders etc) are entitled to the quiet enjoyment of their lands.
If a neighbor interferes with that quiet enjoyment, either by creating smells, sounds, pollution or any other hazard that extends past the boundaries of the property, the affected party may make a claim in nuisance.
Here, your claim would be against the person who is creating this nuisance...the neighbors with the barking dogs.
The key will be proof.
Proof of BOTH the underlying claim (that the actions of the father have interfered with your quiet enjoyment of your property) and the damages.
Proof can be made in many ways. You can testify to what has happened. Video/audio can be very helpful...if you can capture some video with audio from the next few times this happens that can help show the court what is going on exactly.
Bot***** *****ne, if the police will not prosecute, you can sue them for disturbing your peace.
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