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Animal Law

If you have any questions about animal law, please email us.

Adoption Law | Portland OR

Animal Law is a growing and dynamic area of law. It encompasses many legal issues, ranging from custody of domestic animals in cases of divorce, to ownership disputes, veterinary malpractice, and dog bites, among others. That is why it is important to have knowledgeable and experienced legal representation. If you need a lawyer to help you with the following areas or others, contact our firm.

Assistance animals,

Abandoned animals,

Adoption agreements,

Barking complaints,

Breach of contract,

Animal control hearings,

Civil prosecution of criminal acts against animals,

Custody disputes,

Emotional distress from the loss of an animal,

Hoarding issues,

Job-related rights concerning animals,

Owner’s rights,

Intentional, negligent, or reckless harm to your pet,

Pet stores and pet sitters,

Theft of another’s animal,

Show animals,

Exotic animals,


Tenant-Landlord Disputes,

Breed-Specific Discrimination,

Veterinary malpractice,

and Wrongful death of a companion animal.

Additionally, if you have companion animals and you need to plan for their future, ask us about Animal Trusts and other services. We can help you keep your pet should you have to move into a nursing home and care for your pet in the event of your death.

This information is not intended as legal advice and is not intended to be applied to any specific situation. If you have legal questions, you should consult an attorney.

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