Category: Legislative Miscellaneous


Statute’s Plain Language Prevails

Written by: on Friday, August, 28th, 2015

Yesterday, this firm posted a blog under my name regarding the recent decision of the Colorado Court of Appeals in Centennial Ranch and Aspen Mountain Ranch Association v. Fuller et al., 14CA1326.  Unfortunately, the blog we posted was not the one I wrote, but rather was written by Ms. Lindsey Smith.  I apologize to her [Read More...]

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...]

More Short Term Rental Ordinances Brewing

Written by: on Wednesday, June, 24th, 2015

Denver City Council has established a Sharing Economy Task Force to study the issue of regulation of short term rental of homes. In Denver, it is illegal to rent a residence for less than 30 days.

Manager May Have E&O Deductible In Excess of $5000

Written by: on Wednesday, March, 11th, 2015

The proposed Permanent Rule D of the Community Association Manager Licensing Rules provides that if a manager wishes to have a deductible larger than the $5000 prescribed by Rule D-9(2)(e) it may do so by requesting permission from the Director of the Colorado Division of Real Estate and depositing the amount greater than $5000 in [Read More...]

Potential Changes to Receivership Introduced with SB 181

Written by: on Thursday, February, 26th, 2015

Recently, SB181was introduced in the Senate to provide some oversight for the receivership process in Colorado. Briefly, a receivership is the court ordered appointment of a rental manager for a property. The receiver (rental manager) is a disinterested person who manages the rental of the property, collects the rents and disburses the rents according to [Read More...]