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Q: can you be charged with animal cruelty when giving food nd shelter to stray and feral cats?

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Have you received a citation or are you just concerned about your general liability? In answer to your question. it depends on the specifics of your situation, but here are the general guidelines. The statute is CRS 18-9-202 (link--"Colorado Statutes": Animal cruelty has two basic prongs. The first is intentional physical or emotional harm to a cat/dog (this does not require ownership). The second is failure to provide necessary...

Q: If a private individual re-sells and transfers a legally purchased handgun to a relative living out of state without

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That sounds like a question for an attorney or licensed dealer in the other state. I would imagine you could sort of pretend the first sale didn't happen and sell it again the right way.

Q: I've got a drug paraphernalia charge that's being dropped to an attempt, what's the max penalty for it?

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While we can't be sure without knowing exactly what paraphernalia you will plead to attempting to possess, and whether you are charged/will plead to violation of a state code or municipal ordiance, and what that code/ordinance are probably looking at a fine, maybe short probation.

Q: death suspected by birth control, how do we go about this?

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I am sorry for your loss.

Certain contraceptives have been linked to blood clots. Blood clots can result in events such as heart attacks and strokes, which can be deadly. There are a number of lawyers who are handling cases like this against certain birth control manufacturers. If you'd like, I can put you in touch with a few law firms with experience in this area.

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Q: Ex is behind on payments. Filed an affadavit and income deduction order; how long before I'm paid by the state of FL?

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The garnishment should go through if done correctly.

Use of a lawyer is recommended.

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