If you are contemplating a divorce or have recently gone through a divorce and are straddled with unsecured debt, options may exist to reduce your unsecured debt obligations.
At this time, it means that discharging private student loan debt in the Tenth Circuit through an adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court may be an option for debtors with private non-qualifying educational loans unless and until the Tenth Circuit or United States Supreme Court issues a decision determining otherwise.
Colorado’s 2019 legislative session resulted in new laws affecting landlords and tenants. This article is not inclusive of all the changes to landlord-tenant law it focuses on rental application fees. Please contact our office if you have specific questions regarding a particular area of landlord-tenant law. House Bill 19-1106 – Rental Application Fees Landlords typically … Continue Reading
In addition to offering our clients’ assistance with multiple areas of law and legal services, the law firm of Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C. (“FJGG”) is now also offering mediation services for various types of disputes.
On May 29, 2018, Governor Hickenlooper signed into law House Bill 18-1224 (the “Act”), which amends C.R.S. § 24-4-105 (4)(a) to require mediation for a licensee in certain circumstances.
The “Statute of Frauds” and Contracts Concerning Real Property Every grant or assignment of an existing trust in lands, goods, or things in action must be in writing and subscribed by the party making it or his agent lawfully authorized. If it is not in a proper writing, it is void under Colorado law. Likewise, … Continue Reading
When Does a Document Recorded Against Real Property Constitute a “Slander of Title” and What Can You Do to Remove It? All deeds, powers of attorney, agreements, and other instruments conveying, encumbering, or affecting title to real estate, including certified copies of orders, judgments, and decrees of courts may be recorded in the office of … Continue Reading
Overbid Funds from Colorado Foreclosure Sales – Don’t Leave Money On The Table You May Be Rightfully Entitled To Under State Statute If you are a homeowner that has gone through foreclosure, or a junior lien holder holding a lien on a property that is being foreclosed by a more senior lien holder, under C.R.S. … Continue Reading
Co-Author: Michael Smeenk, Esq. When Can an Attorney Testify in a Will Contest Proceeding? Many people have wills in place when they die to ensure there is a proper roadmap for distribution of their assets upon death, consistent with their intentions and wishes. Sometimes a person (the “testator”) wishes to change their will in the … Continue Reading