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One of the largest counties in Colorado, Jefferson County was originally its own territory. Originally governed by Kansas, the formerly much larger Jefferson territory attempted to become its own state after the Colorado gold rush. President Buchanan authorized the territory of Colorado instead, however, and statehood for Colorado had to wait until after the Civil War.
Jefferson County lawyers can assist you in criminal law, personal injury litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, and any other legal issue you may be facing.
Lawyers in Jefferson County are currently litigating a lawsuit against the Colorado Humane Society. Due to a number of dog mauling cases in recent years, many counties such as Jefferson have made certain breeds of dogs illegal. Colorado gives money to local Humane Societies that euthanize strays and illegal breeds. The lawsuit claims the Humane Society is fraudulently manipulating its euthanasia numbers in order to acquire more state funding. This suit and many others related to the controversial animal control laws are ongoing in Jefferson County Courts.
Attorneys in Jefferson County will be familiar with these courts, as well as court staff, judges, and local lawyers. An experienced Jefferson County attorney may therefore be able to efficiently handle your case thanks to their intimate knowledge of the Jefferson County legal field.
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