As far as I know, Celita NEVER applied for 501©3 status either with IRS nor for charitable organization status with the state of WV under ANY name. The IRS has no info and State of WV has no info. I don’t remember if she actually did paperwork as a business in WV. Perhaps her contract is unenforceable on technicality.
Yes, she has gone after horses. Can she do it legally? I don’t know. The adopter signed a contract and that would be a legal question and extenuating circumstances may exist that could factor into any legal outcome. Tax status is probably not related in the eyes of the law. Her standard operating procedure is offense and attack. She is an intimidator. I haven’t followed her situation for a couple of years. I thought she sold the farm.
What is the reason she feels she needs to reclaim the horse? She usually doesn’t pursue without reason. Usually the adopter wants to rehome without fee and she wants an adoption fee in the transaction.
How far away are you? I assume the horse may be valuable and not a pasture ornament.
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