Denver Landlord Attorney

Landlord’s Defenses to Claims of a Breach of the Warranty of Habitability

Landlord’s Defenses to Claims of a Breach of the Warranty of Habitability

Landlords facing any claim of the breach of the warranty of habitability may have defenses available to the action by their tenant.  Some defenses are provided by statute, where certain defenses and limitations on tenant actions and remedies are specifically enumerated.

When is a Rental Property Uninhabitable in Colorado? Landlord’s Breach of the Warranty of Habitability

When is a Rental Property Uninhabitable in Colorado? Landlord’s Breach of the Warranty of Habitability

Property owners in Colorado who desire to rent their homes to tenants must abide by the Warranty of Habitability.  But what requirements exist and what makes a home "uninhabitable?"  

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.

What Is A Security Deposit?

What Is A Security Deposit?

A security deposit is any advance or deposit of money, regardless of its denomination, the primary function of which is to secure the performance of a rental agreement for residential premises or any part thereof

Can I Evict A Tenant For Multiple or Subsequent Lease Violations?

Subsequent violations of a lease contract are grounds for an eviction in Colorado under statute.  However, those subsequent evictions only qualify for eviction when it can be shown that the previous violations were given the same treatment as the notice requirements under law.

Can A Landlord Withhold My Security Deposit?

Security deposit disputes are a common occurrence between renters and landlords in Denver and the surrounding state of Colorado.  Having an attorney like Nathaniel Gilbert can be a big advantage in negotiating and navigating the rules, requirements and deadlines associated with the process of disputing a security deposit.