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Is Buyer’s Termination Over “Loan Availability” Legit?

What happens when a seller and a buyer disagree over whether the buyer’s termination of a contract due to lack of “loan availability” is legit? Watch this video to learn the four-step process to resolve these fights. This webcast links to other relevant webcasts: “Loan Termination” Splits in Two; Buyers Using Contingencies for Purposes other … Continue Reading

Corporate Transparency Act: What is it and what should I know?

Co-Author: John Koechel INTRODUCTION In the ever-evolving landscape of legislative initiatives, the passage of new laws is a commonplace occurrence. The enactment of a new federal law often results in minimal impact on most individuals, typically not necessitating any specific actions on their part. The passage of the federal Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) is one … Continue Reading

I’m interested in buying a property with a ‘mining claim.’ What is it and what are some common problems?

The General Mining Act of 1872, amongst other things, afforded people the right to prepare and mine a particular government-owned property, known as ‘staking a claim.’ Once staked, a survey was prepared to depict the mining claim’s boundaries. A private person who satisfies the required ‘assessment work’ could eventually convert the right to mine into … Continue Reading

Custody of Dogs, Cats and Other Pets in Colorado Divorce Cases

Introduction Pet custody in Colorado divorce cases can add a complex layer to a divorce case. Colorado does not have any specific laws addressing custody, visitation and expenses for dogs, cats and other assorted non-human family members should be handled. This article addresses some creative ways to address pet custody in Colorado divorce cases. The … Continue Reading

Subject-To Transaction: Understanding the Concept + Buyer and Seller Motivations

The rapid rise in interest rates in 2022-2023 have made “subject-to” transactions trendy. Watch this video to get a general understanding of subject-to deals and the reasons why they might be mutually beneficial to a buyer and a seller. This is the first installment of our series of webcasts on subject-to transactions. Later videos explore … Continue Reading

Parties May Contract to Extend the Statute of Limitations for Construction Defects

Contracting parties may extend the statute of limitations for construction defect claims, according to a new opinion from the Colorado Court of Appeals. Construction defect claims in Colorado are subject to the Construction Defect Action Reform Act (CDARA), a series of statutes first enacted in 2001 and modified at various times since then.[1] In 2007, … Continue Reading

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