|04-03-2014 04:28 PM|
|04-03-2014 04:04 PM|
|03-26-2014 11:59 PM|
IF you have a lawyer on retainer all the time s/he would probably handle it with little to no additional expense. For most of us, lawyer's fees & expenses will quickly chew through most or all that might be won on a dog which cost $1500-$2000.
Getting a bad check covered can be as problematic as enforcing a contract, especially across state lines. Most breeders specify the check must clear before the pup can be picked up.
I agree that all of this should be kept in mind prior to buying a pup. That's essentially what I'm advising when I suggest people do business with breeders they consider trustworthy & ethical.
|03-25-2014 08:46 PM|
Good luck finding a lawyer willing to fight for it. You'll probably pay up front and do well to brake even in the fees.
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|03-25-2014 07:52 PM|
|huntergreen||not quite ruby, expensive? maybe, but that is why we have lawyers. all that should be kept in mind if you buy your pup a considerable distance away. of course you bounce a check to some of these breeders you will see how easy it is for them to come after you. the same is true for enforcing a contract.|
|03-25-2014 07:38 PM|
I would buy a dog from someone I trusted without a contract. I would never do a contract with someone I didn't trust regardless of how 'good' the terms appeared to be. Not that contracts are worthless. They can give both parties a clear idea of each parties rights & responsibilities. They can indicate what recourse is available if problems arise. They *might* give some indication of how much confidence the breeder has in the pups produced.
It's important that people approach contracts with their eyes wide open & not blindly trusting the nebulous protection of a legally binding document. Having a contract is one thing. Enforcing that contract is entirely something else.
|03-25-2014 06:11 PM|
|huntergreen||that is why adults read the contract and make sure they understand the terms. if you sign the contract there shouldn't be any red flags you were/are not aware of.|
|03-15-2014 09:10 AM|
|03-14-2014 07:34 PM|
To which I would respond, yes; if a breeder would not take puppies back under any circumstance, they are simply a BYB and should not be breeding dogs.
|03-14-2014 06:31 PM|
|ApselBear||I found some! Here's what you were looking for?|
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