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Is making a public comment about a girl's breasts illegal?

From a Washington Post's article about Columbine HS: A similar event happened at a Columbine wrestling match at Arvada High School. Pyne, "in front of everyone," said Harwick, broadcast to all ...
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HOA manager and puppet board unlawful control of HOA

Unlawful assumption of HOA's corporate powers by contracted Community Association Manager: In 2014 my (Colorado) HOA's management company unlawfully (and secretly) acquired 100% control of our HOA. ...
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What is a “listed natural gas appliance”?

My landlord mentioned that I can have a grill on my balcony as long as it is fueled by natural gas. As he is a fireman, I'm assuming he has some knowledge of the relevant laws. But before dropping ...
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Do Covenants and/or By Laws become null due to non-enforcement?

I seem to remember a lecture during my Business Law Classes which discussed nullification of Community Covenants or By-Laws (an HOA for example) when a certain rule has been violated for x-years and ...
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Can a company instruct employees to not call police?

As a manager, I received this email from my store manager that came from the district manager. Team, you cannot call the police without my approval, if I am not available it would fall to (Blank) ...
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Can a lease specify reasons for withholding a security deposit beyond what the law lists as allowable

Context: Location: Colorado, USA I was renting with a lease agreement but I needed to leave early and break the lease. The landlord withheld my security deposit and correctly notified me with an ...
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Is recording a neighbors yard legal in Colorado, USA?

In my neighborhood, the neighbor has about 3 dogs. At least one is outside and barking, seemingly all the time. (Earliest is 5-6am. Latest is midnight.) The only "authority" in the community is the ...
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Can a family member evict another without formal lease or being household owner?

Gist of the situation: I've had hard time finishing university and my previous job was tied to that (i.e., I have to be enrolled in minimum 6 credit hours in order to work at my university); my ...
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Membership cancellation and poking the bear

I would like to start wearing a shirt to ABCGym stating something to the effect of: ABCGym refuses to refund payment it accepted for membership to a gym ABCGym closed. ABCGym has substituted an ...
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Public Library Bannning “Problem Patrrons” : Scope and Source of Authority?

Public libraries in the USA many times add a “Code of Conduct” to their collection of “policies.” They typically include a provision for banning “problem patrons” from the library for as long as life....
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Can someone be fired for working less than 42.5 hours

In Colorado is it legal to fire an employee only on the basis that they have put in fewer than 42.5 hours weekly?
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Marijuana Across State Lines, where State Laws Differ

I'm taking a trip to Colorado, where recreational marijuana is legal. I live in New Mexico, where I have my state certified, state legal medical marijuana card. I'm taking a plane to and from. Can I ...
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is Comcast a utility? do they have a legal right to access utility easements?

In my small town (Lafayette, CO), Comcast is upgrading the fiber network which involves going onto residents' properties to access the green box in the yard. For reasons beyond my comprehension, one ...
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Can I carry a knife at school?

I have a knife with a blade under 3.5 inches, it does however look 'scary', as the blade has a curve to it and the handle has a dragon on it. As far as I can tell though, in Colorado a knife can be ...
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Can I drive in Colorado as an out of state minor?

I have a driver's license in another state where you can drive when you are 15. Can I use that license in Colorado if I haven't turned 16 yet, considering that you have to be 16 to get a license in ...
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Is it legal to walk out of school, unexcused in Colorado

There are several school walkouts coming up in Colorado and nationwide that I plan to participate in, most likely without my parent's permission/knowledge. I am 16. Is this legal?
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Employment (Colorado) hourly random scheduling

My employer likes to randomly change my schedule and only passively notify me on a secured website that im supposed to check 10x a day. Is this legal? Then of course i get a write up for missing a ...
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Can I take legal action in Colorado against a car dealership that has yet to deliver owed items to me?

I ordered a vehicle from a dealership in July of 2017. The vehicle was delivered to me approximately six weeks later and did not match the build I had requested. Investigation with the dealership ...
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When can a civilian refuse to assist a police officer?

Situation: recently, I was asked to open a locked apartment building (inside are tenant's apartments) by a police officer. I was standing outside of my apartment next door. I do have a key for that ...
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Me and my friends got kicked out of a movie theater without seeing the movie and didn't get a refund

Me and my friends went to go see an R rated movie at an AMC theater. My friend's dad was there to buy the tickets. After that he went back to his car. When we went to go into the theater the guy who ...
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Are “safe distance” citations handled on a case-by-case basis? (USA)

I've always been told that when you come to a red light or stop sign, to stop far enough behind the car in front of you so that you can see the bottom of their back tires. While a good general rule, I ...
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Is altering a photograph of someone's face illegal?

I recently edited someone's face on Photoshop and posted it online. This face was not recognizable to anybody except to that individual. I did not name the person or intend to spread hate. But the ...
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What is the legal definition of “surrender” when it comes to leases in the US?

My lease says "DEPOSIT RETURN, SURRENDER, AND ABANDONMENT OR JUDICIAL EVICTION. We'll mail you your security deposit refund (less lawful deductions) and an itemized accounting of any deductions no ...
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Business income - Prepayment of services

I'm putting together a business idea. In the payment model, customers would pre-pay for service, having funds "on deposit" for services. From a business income / sales tax perspective, would the ...
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Moved to Colorado, been here 60 days & my license plate expired. What can I do?

By law, it seems I can't get residency until 90 days. What can I do? I can't get a plate until I'm a CO resident.
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Apartment leaser refuses to fix or acknowledge broken phone jack/lines

I've got broken phone lines coming into my apartment, which four technicians have confirmed (when trying to hook up DSL for my internet service). My apartment lessor refuses to acknowledge the issue ...
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Homestead exemption

Colorado has a homestead exemption of $90,000.00. I was served with a motion to avoid judicial lien this last week.The motion stated the exemption amount is $105,000.00. I can not find the increase ...
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Do I need a physical address to get a driver's license?

I'm currently homeless and need a license for work. I do not want to go to a shelter or request help from friends or family. Yet, the local DMV will not let me apply for a driver's license without an ...
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Hazardous Snowman, how to protect children from it, and myself from lawsuit

This will sound absurd, but I promise this is a genuine question. I'm researching a method of home climate control in snowy climates, that involves enveloping a copper heatsink around a sheath of ...
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What legal document is used for listing business partners or company directors?

My friend and I have registered an LLC for the purpose of running an e-commerce website. The registration form for Colorado business application did not ask to list company directors, nor did the EIN ...
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Can an apartment complex force place insurance on a renter's account? [closed]

Some apartment complexes require renter's insurance in accordance with their lease terms, but can the apartment complex force insurance on the renter's account?
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Carrying a concealed filet knife in Colorado

Sites like http://www.knifeup.com/colorado-knife-law/ and others list colorado law pertaining to concealed knives as such: These knives are illegal to carry concealed: All knives less than 3.5 ...
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Can a school punish you for appearing in court?

My friend missed an assignment in school because of a mandatory court summons. The teacher gave him a failing grade, and overall his grade dropped 3 letters for something he couldn't control. I'm ...
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Why is Supreme Court seeking brief from Attorney General?

It's a well-known concept that federal law preempts state law. Apparently, as per LA Times Op-Ed The case against Colorado's pot law, Nebraska and Oklahoma are suing Colorado to invalidate Colorado's ...
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Is Denver International Airport (DEN) cannabis-friendly?

Denver International Airport (DEN) has a number of smoking lounges, something I've never seen in any other airport anywhere in the States. Are those lounges allowed to sell cannabis, since it's now ...