Declaration Amendment Petitions – Shall Means Shall!

Written by: on Thursday, August, 27th, 2015

Today, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued an opinion addressing the statutory declaration amendment process set forth in C.R.S. 38-33.3-217(7).  This process allows community associations that have sought to amend their declaration, and received fewer approvals than required to amend the declaration outright, to obtain a court order that approves the amendment notwithstanding the vote [Read More...]

Security Breaches and Insurance

Written by: on Monday, August, 24th, 2015

Data or security breaches are becoming more and more common in our technology laden world. These security breaches occur from hackers, employees, vendors, competitors and other third parties and can be intentional or accidental. 

Are You Considering Conducting a Vote by Mail?

Written by: on Friday, August, 7th, 2015

Associations routinely conduct votes by mail, rather than at a meeting, for several reasons.  It could be that more homeowners tend to respond to mail queries than voting at a meeting. Or maybe too many homeowners live offsite and wouldn’t be able to show up at the meeting anyway. Or perhaps the association has already [Read More...]

Manager Licensing Permanent Rules Approved

Written by: on Wednesday, July, 22nd, 2015

Today DORA, Division of Real Estate, held a permanent rule making hearing to review Rules A-F .   After hearing comments from only two individuals, the rules were adopted as presented.

Department of Justice Releases FAQs on Service Animals

Written by: on Tuesday, July, 21st, 2015

Earlier this month, the Department of Justice released an 8 page guide to Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA.  The guide was drafted to respond to the continuing questions received by the Department of Justice about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to service animals. While generally speaking, the ADA [Read More...]