N.Y. man spends $60K in dog custody battle
Legal panel weighs in on the case
- Duration 6:09
- Date May 15, 2012
Legal panel weighs in on the case
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Bob Kelly's court is back in session on the docket today across country canine custody case -- knuckles but -- -- That's half eagle half -- Craig Dershowitz claims his ex girlfriend don't nap little knuckles from new York and moved all the way cross country to California.
He says he's very spent 60000.
Dollars in legal fees trying to get back his beloved pooch.
-- this is my -- in a lot of ways he's like my -- He's actually he is -- on the entire universe.
-- big -- years snores like an old man.
Hi this whole what we Eagles and he went to -- he's so loving and so sweet -- -- Give credit.
The only problem is my ex girlfriend stole it and California -- him.
Hires private investigators find her.
I know it sounds -- to be working with the -- but it is not.
And -- -- cost -- closely.
And now a judge is going to decide tomorrow.
Whether this guy should get little knuckles back.
Joining me now Mercedes Colwin Fox News legal analyst and mark I collection was a former prosecutor now defense attorney.
So you know Mercedes.
Him and little butt wiggle when is it anyway I just hey now all -- And you know eight heat says -- -- and he took care of them.
The only reason -- ex girlfriend had a.
Is because he had to find a new house spurt like -- looking for new housing for temporary -- Letter have temporary custody of not of knuckles.
-- no -- and so but I've got emails from him.
That's specifically says that she the owner -- -- of what she -- affidavit believe.
They -- 62.
Entries in the docket -- canes you.
Clay court entry for -- -- at the humorous thing.
Seriously though you don't client counsel in the -- Thought we wanted to email.
Part of resentment -- drop off I am sorry we lost the family we did have.
Please come back I'm sorry I'm not there in person which opposed to what she -- that this little knock is heard yeah that he gave her.
But I don't stop there there's this email.
-- S open -- Jack did he have him but since the beginning in only I don't have a big name -- running name it is is a critical part I ask for joint custody of -- about.
Since the beginning -- and -- I just didn't didn't immigrants are only because they held -- hope we would be together again and that would be wit him.
And -- month that are -- I love very very much.
Don't count well he has done what we tell our client never did you don't put it mission.
And writing and here you go out -- -- -- -- wasn't that persuaded by those emails with respect Mercedes.
And they're saying she owns knuckles.
And let me just say this you know for all those who think my clients -- -- let's look at the statistics -- that 83%.
Right me -- 83% of pet owners.
Now called their own pets mommy.
Our -- they referred and so there's mommy or daddy.
They call that -- -- poll -- this is this.
I've learned that I guess you know and in researching for Kelly scored like anorexia -- learning a lot yet and that's what people consider their own.
Dogs like their own children.
Now it's really -- And that's why that's why we're Henderson historic because as as sympathetic as we -- -- Cragg.
Our viewers I mean a lot of them have pets and god forbid there was a divorce is -- and the family.
You know ex girlfriend left they would not want to see their dog go cross country and never to be seen again out Mercedes.
He -- some like you're you know the emails from the ex girlfriend that is simply you know those are his emails to her talk about which he loves her.
He says he's he can prove.
That he's the one who bought the bought the dot paid for the dog fed the dog and so on take a listen.
-- might go in every way imaginable.
From him being registered my name to having paid all of his red hills and -- -- -- -- bills and the fact that I just reason -- care for him problem is she's got a really well handling this morning.
Has her attorneys filing frivolous motion it removes emotion because she knows every time my injuries responsibly it's another.
And then that's -- little band room bills.
-- -- what a what right does she have to claim ownership of this dot.
She keeps saying that it's a gift to -- part of it is and and believe that -- -- you did anybody believed he would give it away little knuckles.
You know he's a man -- love if you these emails he pours his heart and those emails he certainly let this woman for appeared at times and when she turned her back and and that's when things got a little I think and even that I changed my -- might change my mind.
Knuckles is my -- some lean and -- They're gonna have that now I haven't exhibit go ahead Hagan getting I -- an exhibit as well when it happened I mean that this this.
This is this is a golden doodle her name is Angel it is our family's golden doodle if somebody took sweet Angel from our family.
I would spend whatever was necessary -- get relevant back.
Relevancy there -- I don't know about his hand but I would there is the -- -- -- this what I have to give the dog to her.
It's the same thing Angel is just like knuckles you don't give the dog away now -- You've got Smart I always thought that you named your dog like a -- -- -- -- -- your -- stripper -- but I guess that yeah well.
Initially we named it piece and then as we -- a -- out but.
There with a -- out.
Pleasantly I feel for the guy he went public -- this because he's asking for your money.
Because the rich are already says as you know -- -- -- -- legal bills and he he can't any sixty grand in a hole.
Fight this legal battles out.
I'm gonna we're gonna have his website that if you feel so motivated you can you can Google his -- knuckles and Craig Dershowitz says -- Dershowitz we'll be right back -- --