April 2, 1997

Opinion inquiring whether pursuant to §47-3-760 (C) of the Code of a municipal court has jurisdiction to order a dangerous animal destroyed if the owner has been found guilty in Municipal Court for violating  §47-3-760 or “is §47-3-760 (C) considered more civil in nature thus vesting jurisdiction in the Magistrate Court only.”

Requested by: The Honorable Donna Owens, Municipal Judge, City of Florence

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