Real Estate Resources

Landlords and Marijuana: A Guide to Protect Your Rental Properties

Mar 27, 2024

Know your rights as a landlord or tenant regarding marijuana, and how its use or cultivation may be restricted by a lease.

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Can a Renter Withhold Rent Due to Problems With the Property?

March 27, 2024

Has your tenant threatened to withhold rent because they think there’s something wrong with the property? Say, for example, your tenant...

Eviction Lawyers Insights: What Colorado Landlords Should Know About Evictions

Mar 13, 2024

Evicting a resident can be a stressful experience. Understanding the process is essential.

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New Law Limits How Much Landlords Can Charge Renters With Pets

Mar 13, 2024

Colorado lawmakers are limiting the amount of leash slack landlords get when it comes to how much they can charge tenants with pets.  H...

Why Landlords Shouldn’t Use Zillow To Create Lease Agreements

Mar 5, 2024

Colorado landlords are, unfortunately, finding out the hard way that their online-generated lease agreements don’t pass legal muster. M...

What Virtual Eviction Proceedings Mean for Colorado Landlords

Feb 26, 2024

Evictions, “having no geography, knows no boundaries.” While the original quote by Truman Capote referred to love, we think Capote may ...

How R&H Helps Client With a Mountain Property Dispute

Feb 13, 2024

Robinson & Henry client Dean shares his experience navigating a property dispute, shedding light on the critical role R&H had i...

Property Divorce for Unmarried Couples?

January 4, 2024

If you co-own property with someone you’re not married to, what happens to the property if the relationship sours? Who gets to ke...

Fight the Lien on Your Home

Sep 6, 2023

It can be unnerving to discover you have a lien on your house. The good news is, there are ways to fight a lien on your home. This arti...

Colorado Landlords Face Stricter Rental Agreement Laws

Sep 5, 2023

A new law tightens Colorado rental agreement regulations by further limiting what landlords can include in their leases. Find out what ...

Colorado Caps Renter Income Requirements and Security Deposits; Limits Credit Inquires

Aug 31, 2023

Affordable housing is difficult to come by in Colorado. In an effort to make the search a little easier for renters, state lawmakers pa...

Landlords Must Accept Portable Rental Applications

Aug 16, 2023

Colorado landlords who lease residential units must now accept portable rental applications from prospective renters. This article delv...

The Ultimate Guide to Evicting Bad Tenants

May 8, 2023

As a Colorado landlord, you owe an immense responsibility to your tenants. Renting is a two-way street, however, and your tenants have ...

Denver Residential Rental Licensing Requirements

Mar 1, 2023

By 2024, all landlords who rent out residential property in the City and County of Denver must get a local license. Failure to do so ca...

Material vs. Non-Material Breach of Contract: What’s the Difference?

Dec 29, 2022

If you want to sue your contractor for breach of contract, the first thing you need to do is determine if the breach you are claiming i...

Can I Sue My Contractor for Overcharging?

Dec 25, 2022

You chose the lowest bidder for your home renovation project. A prudent move, so you thought. Then how come you’ve been billed twice as...

Is it Worth it to Sue My Bad Contractor?

Dec 25, 2022

The last thing you want during a major project is to get tied down in litigation against a bad contractor. Unfortunately, poor workmans...

What Are My Legal Options if the Contractor Left Unfinished Work?

Dec 20, 2022

You hired a contractor. You paid the contractor. Then halfway through your expensive home renovation project, the contractor disappeare...

How do I safeguard myself against service animal fraud?

Dec 14, 2022

It’s tough to describe the bond between a person and his/her service animal. A blind person may rely on a service dog to navigate...

Can I Sue My Contractor for Doing Unpermitted Work?

Dec 14, 2022

When you had your kitchen remodeled, you hoped it would add great value when you decided to sell your home. Now it’s the reason you can...

If You’re Ready to Sue Over Poor Workmanship

Dec 14, 2022

When you hire professionals to build on your property, you expect professional results. You expect that remodeled kitchen or brand new ...

Dealing with a Difficult Contractor: What Kind of Lawyer Do You Need?

Dec 13, 2022

The new addition on your home wasn’t supposed to feel like a subtraction. However, due to hiring the wrong contractor, your long-term i...

Legally Evict Your Adult Child in Colorado

Nov 30, 2022

You’re a good parent or at least you’ve tried to be. When your adult child needed a place to stay, you opened your door. You set aside ...

Short-Term Rentals in Colorado

Nov 15, 2022

Colorado short-term rentals have continued to explode in popularity, even through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centennial State gained ab...

What to Know About Roommate Evictions in Colorado

Nov 11, 2022

Reduce the stress of evicting a roommate by ensuring it’s done properly the first time.

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How Can I Make the Most of My Eviction Case Assessment?

Oct 24, 2022

It’s tough to know how to prepare for something you’ve never done before, including meeting with an eviction attorney. This...

Colorado Security Deposit Laws

Oct 24, 2022

The facts and circumstances vary for each security deposit dispute. Know your rights.

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How Do I Get a Zoning Variance in Colorado?

Oct 17, 2022

If you own real estate, you may wish to change a property’s zoning if the existing zoning does not allow your intended or desired use o...

Understanding Real Estate Fraud: Don’t Sign Anything Yet

Oct 14, 2022

Real estate transactions are complex and involve substantial sums of money. It’s no wonder they also attract charlatans who, seeking ea...

Colorado Homeowners Association Lawyers

Oct 12, 2022

In 2022, the Colorado State Legislature made significant changes to the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (CCIOA), the comprehensi...

Dealing With Neighbors & Boundary Disputes in Colorado

Oct 11, 2022

What you need to know about resolving property boundary issues.

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What Should I Know About HOAs Before I Move into the Community?

Oct 10, 2022

If you’re planning to move into a homeowner’s association-governed community, you may wonder, “Is there anything I sh...

Is it Time to Pursue Real Estate Litigation?

Oct 10, 2022

Real estate is not just about the buying, selling, and leasing of property. It’s about building and sustaining wealth. Many people inve...

*Case Study: Defeated Illegal Eviction by The Grand Apartments

Oct 5, 2022

Signing a lease for a new apartment is exciting. Moving to a new place comes with a pretty big to-do list — but one item likely missing...

Lease Agreement Reviews are Recommended for Landlords

Oct 5, 2022

Landlords can learn a valuable lesson from an Eagle County, Colorado eviction case in which a judge dismissed an attempt to evict a loc...

*Case Study: Short-Term Rental License Approval

Sep 27, 2022

CASE STUDY Hotels, motels, and bed-and-breakfasts used to be the only options for a place to stay when traveling  ̶  that is, until sho...

How to Deal With a Bad Contractor

Sep 23, 2022

You should be able to trust your contractor to create the kitchen of your dreams or perform emergency repairs on your office. When a ba...

Homeowners Can Use Their HOA’s Insurance

Apr 15, 2022

If you live in a community regulated by a Homeowner’s Association, then you’re familiar with that extra payment you make each mon...

Displaying Flags and Signs in an HOA Community

Apr 8, 2022

Colorado law now prohibits homeowners associations from restricting you from displaying flags or signs on your property in most instanc...

What to Do if the HOA Denies Your Improvement Request

Feb 17, 2022

When the HOA denies your improvement request you may think there is nothing else you can do. Well, that might be the case, but don̵...

Contractor Damaged Your Property?

Dec 15, 2021

If your contractor damaged your property instead of improving it, you may be able to recover money for the damage. If you find yourself...

New Law Changes What Can be Included in a Lease in Colorado

Dec 1, 2021

Are You a Landlord Facing a Lawsuit? If you’re a landlord, it’s important to keep up with the current lease regulations. Ch...

Changes to Eviction Possession Hearings Create Problems for Landlords

Dec 1, 2021

Need Help to Evict a Bad Tenant?  The evictions process recently got more difficult for landlords. Tighter timelines for the eviction p...

Landlords: Know the New Evictions Summons Law

Dec 1, 2021

Talk With a Colorado Landlord Attorney If you’re a landlord, then you already know that the process to evict a bad tenant has str...

How Insurance Works When It’s Not Your Fault

Dec 1, 2021

You should use your insurance when it’s not your fault. Yes, you read that correctly. Robinson & Henry’s Litigation Att...

Buying or Building a Home? What to Do if the Seller Cancels Your Contract.

Sep 17, 2021

In many parts of the country, like Colorado, the housing market is tight. People pay top dollar, often well above the asking price, to ...

Colorado Landlords Can Resume Evictions

Sep 2, 2021

Updated Oct. 5, 2021. Circumstances may change. Landlords nationwide can resume evictions after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Bide...

Tips from Our Clients

Aug 27, 2021

The decision to hire an attorney is usually is not an easy one for most people. Our website is chock full of great tips and general adv...

*CASE STUDY: We Defeated HOA Bullies

Aug 25, 2021

“Home is where the heart is.” “Mi casa es su casa.” “A man’s home is his castle.” “Home, sweet home.” There are many idyllic homeowners...

Find Out if Your HOA is Power Hungry

Aug 16, 2021

If you own a house or townhome, there’s a good chance you belong to a homeowner’s association. Robinson & Henry’s...

Two Reasons to Get a Lawyer for HOA Problems

Aug 16, 2021

Homeowners do not always need an attorney to resolve disputes with their HOA. But Robinson & Henry’s HOA Litigation Attorneys...

How to Remove Someone from a Property Title

Jul 21, 2021

After death or a divorce, people often want to know how to remove someone from a property title. This question often arises when itR...

When You May Need a Quiet Title Action

Jun 17, 2021

Buying a new home is an exciting time. Finding out there is an issue with the property’s title can detract from what should be a ...

When Home Sellers Must Disclose Meth on a Property

Jun 16, 2021

If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, you know about the disclosure process. Disclosures are meant to protect parties to the tran...

Enforcing a Mechanic’s Lien

Jun 15, 2021

Enforcing a mechanic’s lien is often the last resort for a contractor whose client failed to pay for a home remodeling or repair ...

Avoid These Mechanic’s Lien Pitfalls

May 7, 2021

A mechanic’s lien is a powerful tool a contractor can use to force a client to pay. Real Estate Attorney Boyd Rolfson offers some...

Mechanic’s Lien: A Power Tool for Contractors

May 6, 2021

Contractors whose clients will not pay them can turn to the mechanic’s lien for help. Real Estate Attorney Boyd Rolfson explains ...

Landlords: Two Important Eviction Court Dates

Apr 6, 2021

Questions About Eviction Court Dates? Knowing and keeping eviction court dates are vital to a landlord’s successful eviction case...

Eviction Timelines and How They Vary

Apr 6, 2021

Landlords always ask our eviction attorneys: how long before the eviction forces tenants out of my rental property? Even though evictio...

How to Enforce a Mechanic’s Lien

Mar 23, 2021

A good contractor can turn a home from old to bold with a solid remodeling plan. And for the most part, an experienced crew can carry o...

Why You Should Get Legal Help with a Mechanic’s Lien

Mar 22, 2021

Many contractors whose clients haven’t paid them try to resolve the issue on their own. Perhaps you’ve considered filing a ...

The Power of a Mechanic’s Lien

Mar 16, 2021

Colorado contractors own lots of tools, but perhaps the most powerful one at their disposal is not found on his or her tool belt. Nope,...

Make Sure Your Deposit Refund Policy is Legal

Mar 11, 2021

Robinson & Henry Managing Partner and real estate and landlord-tenant attorney Don Eby spoke with ABC Denver 7 reporter Jaclyn Alle...

Why Home Inspections are Vital to a Homebuyer

Feb 25, 2021

You find what you think is a wonderful house for sale in the location you want at your price range. It’s a miracle! Right? In mak...

Civil Trespassing: Did You Know Water Can Trespass on Your Property?

Feb 19, 2021

Most of us know the general definition of trespassing. No Trespassing signs or teenagers exploring an abandoned private property probab...

HOA Targeting You? Here’s What You Can Do

Feb 17, 2021

Living in a house and being part of a neighborhood can be great until it begins to feel like your HOA is nitpicking everything you do. ...