Service Animals in Wisconsin Lawyers
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Who is Qualified to Use a Service or Companion Animal Under Wisconsin Law?
Under Wisconsin law a person would qualify for a service or companion animal if they have a vision, hearing, or mobility impairment.
How Do I Prove That My Pet is a Service Animal?
The pet, most likely a dog, would have to have certification papers from a school approved by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development for training assistance animals.
Does My Landlord Have to Allow My Service Animal to Live With Me if the Building Has a No-Pets Policy?
Under both Wisconsin and federal law the landlord does have to allow you to keep your service animal, but there are a few requirements:
- the person with the disability must be able to show the landlord the dog's credentials upon request.
- The tenant would also be responsible to ensure that the animal's sanitation needs were met
- the tenant is liable for any damage to the premises by the animal.
Do I Need a Lawyer if I Am Having Problems With My Landlord Regarding My Service Animal?
If you are disabled and being denied your right to live with a companion animal in Wisconsin, you should consult a lawyer to help advise and assist you. A good landlord-tenant lawyer will be able to help you navigate through this complicated legal matter and assert your rights against the landlord's discrimination.
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Last Modified: 05-22-2013 12:18 PM PDT
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