Legal Question in Civil Rights Law in Oregon

Is it illegal for my neighbor to open my back door that is unlocked and let my dog outside?

Asked on 8/02/13, 1:30 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Daniel Meek Daniel W. Meek

Yes. It is trespass. Also perhaps malicious mischief, if your dog gets out and runs away. Also perhaps theft, if your dog runs away. If your neighbor intended to commit a crime in your house, he has also committed burglary.

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Answered on 8/02/13, 3:17 pm


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