Colorado Mechanic’s Lien on Property

Mechanic's Liens on Colorado Property

In Colorado, any person or company that performs work or furnishes materials used in the construction, alteration or improvement of any home, structure or property may be entitled to a mechanic’s lien.

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Why I Don’t Write Demand Letters

Occasionally, a potential client calls me and asks if I would “just write a demand letter” to the recalcitrant company or person on the other side of a dispute. I don’t do this. When I’m hired to pursue a claim for a client, I will rarely send a demand letter before filing the lawsuit. The reason is simple: it’s a waste of time and frequently puts clients at a disadvantage.

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Real Estate Deals Gone Bad

  While most people today use a mortgage to purchase commercial and residential real estate, there is an anachronism still used today to buy real estate without a mortgage. It’s commonly referred to as a “contract for deed”, “installment land contract” or sometimes a “land sale contract.” The purpose of these real estate agreements is…

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Exceptions to Forced Arbitration in Colorado

Often, a contract will include a provision that requires the parties to resolve their dispute through binding arbitration. This means that you’ve waived your right to file a lawsuit and present your case to a judge or a jury. In Colorado, arbitration of disputes is favored and courts will enforce an unambiguous arbitration clause. There…

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