Colorado Landlord Tenant

Attorneys Fees in an Eviction: Residential, Commercial, Agricultural Rules

Attorneys Fees in an Eviction: Residential, Commercial, Agricultural Rules

Landlords facing the process of evicting a tenant are often hesitant regarding hiring an attorney in hopes to save expenses.  However, Colorado Statutes provide for attorneys fees to be awarded to successful landlords, subject to certain exceptions.  

When Is A Tenant Responsible For Maintenance of a Rental Property?

When Is A Tenant Responsible For Maintenance of a Rental Property?

As a tenant, you have certain obligations to the premises in terms of upkeep and maintenance under Colorado Landlord Tenant Statutes.  These obligations may not appear in your lease agreement, but you are no less responsible for not only knowing them, but upholding your obligations.

What is the Warranty of Habitability in Colorado?

What is the Warranty of Habitability in Colorado?

Every lease agreement carries with it an implied warranty of habitability.  That is, the landlord warrants to the tenant that the premises leased to the tenant for the purpose of habitation is in fact suitable for human habitation.  This does not need to be written in your lease in order to be in effect; the implied warranty of habitability is implied in every lease agreement.

5 Reasons NOT To Use A Form Lease You Downloaded On The Internet

5 Reasons NOT To Use A Form Lease You Downloaded On The Internet

It can be temping to use a form or template lease downloaded from a site promising great legal forms.  However, a customized lease drafted for you and your property specifically is an investment that will serve your commercial, residential, or agricultural property needs.