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KAREN J. RADAKOVICH

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PRACTICE AREAS

Legal:

  • Of Counsel.  Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., Boulder, Colorado. September, 1996 to Present. Represents clients in all real estate-related transactions (both residential and commercial) and related financing matters. Also represents clients in general business matters, foreclosures and bankruptcy.
  • Corporate Counsel.   Resolution Trust Corporation, Denver, Colorado, 1990 to 1995. Supervised and directed the investigation of and complex litigation against financial institution insiders and professionals. Also supervised comprehensive legal matters (including litigation, employment, environmental, real estate, securities and corporate matters) for numerous financial institutions controlled by RTC.
  • Attorney.  Karen J. Radakovich, P.C., Boulder and Denver, Colorado, 1983 to 1990. Sole shareholder and director of a private firm specializing in bankruptcy, litigation, real estate and water law. Member of the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Panel Trustees; appointed as Referee in state District Court; qualified as expert witness in water law litigation.
  • Associate Attorney.  Sterling & Simon, P.C., Denver, Colorado, 1981 to 1983. Represented state court-appointed Receiver of real estate and mortgage company; handled bankruptcy and litigation matters.

Other:

  • Registered Representative (Series 7, inactive) with the National Association of Securities Dealers.
  • J.D., University of Colorado School of Law, 1981
  • B.S., Iowa State University, with Distinction, 1978
    • Major - Business Administration (Management); minor - Sociology. Member, Honors Program.
  • State of Colorado Bar
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Boulder Bar Association

RECENT ARTICLES BY KAREN RADAKOVICH

Stripping Junior Liens in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

One of the major benefits of a chapter 13 bankruptcy is the ability of a homeowner to “strip” second and subsequent “consensual” liens – like deeds of trust – from a residence under certain conditions. This type of lien strip, sometimes more useful than the type that can only remove non-consensual liens like judgment liens,

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Installment Land Contracts and Lease/Option Agreements

  Installment Land Contracts and Lease/Option Agreements – DON’T DO THESE! Use an All-Inclusive or “Wrap” Deed of Trust Instead We get many calls from buyers, sellers, and real estate brokers, asking us to prepare either an installment land contract, called an “ILC” or a “contract for deed,” or a lease with an option to

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How To Own Residential Property With a Friend ?

  How To Own Residential Property With a Friend . . . Do You Want A Court To Decide, Or Would You Rather Do it Yourselves? The decline in mortgage rates over the past few years, along with the long-standing perception that real property is a good investment, has contributed to an increasingly-large pool of

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Karen J. Radakovich is of counsel with Frascona, Joiner, Goodman and Greenstein, P.C., a Colorado law firm. Her practice areas include Real EstateBankruptcyFinance, and General Law. Contact Karen Radakovich.

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