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.  

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.

What Is a Substantial Violation of a Lease and Can I Evict My Tenant if They Commit One?

What Is a Substantial Violation of a Lease and Can I Evict My Tenant if They Commit One?

Substantial Violations of a lease agreement in Colorado are grounds for eviction by statute.  Colorado Leasing Attorney Nathaniel Gilbert can help landlords determine the standard and process for this type of eviction from residential, commercial, and agricultural properties.

How Do I Send A Notice of Eviction To My Tenant (Demand for Possession)?

Landlords who perform their own evictions may run into more problems than they anticipate regarding a notice of eviction.  Colorado laws regarding the written demand for possession are strict, and must be strictly complied with or the eviction case may be dismissed.

Can I Draft My Own Lease?

Can I Draft My Own Lease?

Yes.  But you probably a shouldn't.  An attorney qualified to help draft your residential, agricultural, commercial, or recreational lease can be an invaluable asset in helping protect your investments.

How Do I Get My Security Deposit Back?

How Do I Get My Security Deposit Back?

Security deposits for commercial, residential, agricultural, and recreational leases are strictly regulated in Colorado.  While these deposits help the landlord to cover damages or other expenses that may be incurred due to tenant departure, tenants are entitled to the return of monies not properly accounted for.

Can I Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations On My Rental Property?

Can I Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations On My Rental Property?

Colorado landlords and tenants have options when it comes to installing electric vehicle charging stations on their residential property rentals.  Before deciding if the tenant or the landlord should be responsible for paying for the installation of the charging system, consult your lease and a Colorado Lease Lawyer for more information.