Legal Question in Criminal Law in California

how do people in america get prosecuted for abusing and neglecting animals. under what law is this done

Asked on 5/09/13, 3:45 am

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Joe Dane Law Office of Joe Dane
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Every state has their own statue against animal abuse. Police get notified, they investigate and the prosecutor (if they feel there's a case there) file criminal charges. Same as any other criminal offense.

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5/10/13, 2:29 pm
Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach
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Here is a link with what appears to be information for all 50 states. I have not checked the accuracy of any of the information: http://www.aspca.org/Fight-Animal-Cruelty/Advocacy-Center/state-animal-cruelty-laws.aspx

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5/13/13, 10:28 am

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