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In Colorado, homeowners' associations (HOAs) have the authority to modify and amend their governing documents, including restrictions on the number of pets allowed. According to Colorado law, specifically C.R.S. § 38-33.3-217, any amendment that changes the uses to which any unit is restricted requires a vote or agreement of unit owners holding at ...
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Bill Henry
HOAJun 19, 2024
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In Colorado, alimony, also known as spousal maintenance, is determined based on various factors that the court will consider. These factors include the length of the marriage, the financial resources of both parties, your age and health condition, and the standard of living established during the marriage. Since you have been married for 20 years,...
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Bill Henry
Family LawJun 17, 2024
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Not being read your Miranda rights in a DUI vehicular assault case in Colorado can be significant, depending on the circumstances of the custodial interrogation. Generally, if you were in a situation where Miranda rights should have been read due to a custodial interrogation and they were not, any self-incriminating statements made during that time...
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Bill Henry
Criminal DefenseJun 17, 2024
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If your HOA prohibits dogs for short-term rentals at your townhouse complex, but an owner continues to allow renters with dogs, there are several steps you can take. First, document any instances of violations, including dates and details. Then, formally report these violations to the HOA board, providing your documentation. The HOA should enforce ...
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Bill Henry
HOAJun 16, 2024
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Under the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (CCIOA), homeowners have specific rights to demand and access documents from their Homeowners Association (HOA). Homeowners can request documents by submitting a written request that describes the records sought with reasonable particularity. The HOA is required to make these records available for in...
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Bill Henry
HOAJun 15, 2024
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The deed of trust is security for the deal, so releasing the deed of trust in and of itself would not void the promissory note or agreement and make the $26,000 uncollectible. So, you can still proceed with a lawsuit based on the outstanding amount and reduce it to a judgment. Once successful, you can proceed to collect on that judgment. Like all...
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Bill Henry
LitigationJun 13, 2024
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In Colorado, you are generally not liable for injuries to your neighbors if they decide to trim branches from a tree that encroaches onto their property, provided that the trimming is done by them or their authorized agent. Without your neighbor actually being injured and the circumstances surrounding the injury, however, it is impossible for me ...
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Bill Henry
OtherJun 13, 2024
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Yes, there may be legal recourse available. Colorado law requires that sellers disclose to buyers any latent defects actually known by the seller, and this disclosure must be in writing.
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Bill Henry
Real EstateJun 7, 2024
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You have various options to deal with you neighbor. In Colorado, the situation you described with your neighbor's sprinkler system could potentially be addressed as a trespass, particularly if the water intrusion is causing damage to your property. Trespass in this context refers to the direct interference or encroachment by one party onto another...
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Bill Henry
Real EstateJun 7, 2024
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In Colorado, a painter can file a mechanic's lien when they have supplied labor, materials, or services that enhance the value of a property and have not been compensated for their work.
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Bill Henry
LitigationJun 1, 2024
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