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DETERMINING MAINTENANCE IN DIVORCE

In 2013 the Colorado Legislature amended CRS 14-10-114 concerning spousal support (also known as maintenance or alimony) in divorce.  The amendment became effective starting in January 2014.  The new law still prohibits a court from awarding maintenance except when one

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Adverse Possession in Colorado

A few of years ago, in response to a notorious Boulder County Court battle between two neighbors, the Colorado Legislature enacted statutory changes to the Common Law rules of Adverse Possession. In essence, the legislature enacted provisions making it more difficult

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Do You Have a Right to a Mechanic’s Lien?

If you have done work or supplied materials contributing to any improvement to real property within the State of Colorado – with or without a contract – and have not received payment, you may have the right to collect payment

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DUI: Drugs, Alcohol and Driving in Colorado

If arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Driving While Ability Impaired or Driving With Excess Alcohol  (DUI/DUID, DUI per se, or DWAI) in Colorado, you should contact a lawyer immediately.  People arrested in Colorado for any of these charges often

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Home Owner Associations and CCIOA

During the past few years, the  Colorado Legislature has several times amended the Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (CCIOA) by imposing new requirements for “good governance” policies.  Among other things, HOA’s must now include with their “good governance” policies specific

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Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure

Even in our difficult  economy, inability of a homeowner to make timely payments on mortgage or trust deed debt does not always lead to foreclosure.  A deed in lieu of foreclosure may avoid the foreclosure process for both lender and

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