Are Associations Guarantors of Owners’ Quiet Enjoyment??

Written by: on Wednesday, June, 11th, 2014

Although smoking is generally on a decline, the problems associated with smoking in condominium communities (and sometimes in attached townhome communities) continues to rear its ugly head with the “right to smoke v. the right to breath clean air” debate getting uglier and uglier. We recently blogged on a case out of Orange County, California [Read More...]

HindmanSanchez Proclamation

Written by: on Tuesday, June, 10th, 2014

WHEREAS, the recovery of debts to our clients created by unpaid assessment is essential; and WHEREAS, there are many ways to recover these debts; and WHEREAS, we are the best law firm in Colorado recovering debts owed to community associations; and WHEREAS, we want to recognize the strength of our team in recovering such debts [Read More...]

Risk Management Strategies for Business Owners

Written by: on Thursday, June, 5th, 2014

Savvy business owners constantly identify, assess and manage risk. Almost every decision, such as whether to sign a contract, how much to charge, who to hire and how to manage a project, are risk management strategies. But business owners often don’t comprehensively plan to manage risk. Businesses may simply rely upon insurance as their risk [Read More...]

FHA LEASING REFRESHER

Written by: on Monday, June, 2nd, 2014

FHA certification and leasing has long been a thorn in condominium communities’ sides.  Therefore, it’s important to remember what types of leasing restrictions are acceptable for purposes of FHA certification and what types of restrictions are not acceptable. To summarize, condominium declarations and rules may: Require owners to have written leases and supply the association [Read More...]

Colorado Supreme Court Discusses Independent Contractor vs Employee

Written by: on Wednesday, May, 28th, 2014

Business owners often attempt to categorize workers as independent contractors rather than employees. Many employers improperly assume that simply labeling a worker as an independent contractor will suffice. That is an extremely risky assumption. Incorrect designations can result in significant financial consequences to the employer. Administrative agencies and courts will look at the totality of [Read More...]