Category Archives: Litigation

Partition Actions Between Property Co-owners

Partition Actions: Remedies for Sour Relationships Between Property Co-owners Question: I own a rental property with a friend, but we’re locked in disagreement on what to do with the property or whether to sell it. What legal remedies do I have? Answer: Many people acquire investment properties with friends with only the best intentions, but… Continue Reading

Notice of Claims Process Under the Construction Defect Action Reform Act

In order to reform Colorado’s construction defect laws, Colorado’s legislators enacted the original Construction Defect Action Reform Act (CDARA-I) in 2001 and CDARA-II in 2003. The intent of these laws was to preserve adequate rights and remedies for property owners bringing construction defect claims against construction professionals while also curbing perceived abuses related to such… Continue Reading

25 Co-Parenting Tips

25 Co-Parenting Tips for Dealing with Baby Momma or Baby Daddy Once you get past the point of asking yourself how exactly you got into this predicament, you will hopefully be looking for solutions for co-parenting with the other parent in the long-term. You may not like the other parent, but the goal of both parents… Continue Reading

Preparing for Small Claims Court

Taking the Intimidation out of Preparing for Small Claims Court Usually people do not hire lawyers for representation in Small Claims Court – they represent themselves. Preparing for your trial can be intimidating. I have recently consulted with clients to tackle preparation for their Small Claims Court trial. You want to be ready to go… Continue Reading

Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

Divorce Lawyer Handling Divorce Cases on a Statewide Basis If you were suffering from a cardiac problem and needed a cardiologist to help with an ongoing process, would you choose the one closest to your house simply because it’s easy to get to his or her office, or the one who comes highly recommended and… Continue Reading

New Law Affects Claims Arising From Construction Defects

Co-Authors: Cinthia M. Manzano, Esq. and Oliver E. Frascona, Esq. Law regarding construction defect changed effective April 2003. Please see new article at: Construction Defect Law: Effective April 2003 Colorado has enacted a law affecting construction defect litigation. The Act, called the Construction Defect Action Reform Act, applies to actions filed on or after August… Continue Reading