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CO Pets in Restraining Orders

Animals in Domestic Violence Restraining Orders: CO

By | Colorado, Policy

COLORADO allows domestic violence protective orders to include pets. In addition, federal law includes the crime of stalking and actions that make the victim fear that the stalker will hurt the victim’s pet, service or emotional support animal, or horse (18 U.S.C. § 2261A (2019)). As per the Animal Legal & Historical Center website1, Summary: This statute includes within the…

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Address Confidentiality Laws: CO

By | Colorado, Policy

The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) exists to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other crimes from their abusers being able to track and locate them, potentially putting them in continued harm’s way. The program gives victims a legal substitute address where their first-class mail will be forwarded (free of charge) to their actual address. This substitute address…

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Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: CO

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Video And Audio Surveillance Laws: CO COLORADO is considered a One-Party Consent State meaning In Colorado it is a misdemeanor to record an in-person conversation and a felony to record a phone conversation without the consent of at least one party. VIDEO SURVEILLANCE As per the Upcounsel website1, Video surveillance laws differ greatly from state to state. There’s a total…

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