Mandatory Arbitration for Construction Defects?

Written by: on Thursday, February, 2nd, 2017

On February 1, 2017, Senate Bill 17-156  was introduced and assigned to the Business, Labor, and Technology Committee. S.B. 17-156 seeks to require mandatory mediation and/or arbitration for any construction defect action if the association’s governing documents previously required the same. This means that if a prior mediation and/or arbitration clause was amended or removed from [Read More...]

Ham Radio Antennas – Congress Still Can’t Decide What To Do

Written by: on Wednesday, February, 1st, 2017

During the 2015-2016 federal legislative season, the Ham Radio lobby introduced H.R. 1301, a bill which sought to prohibit associations from banning Ham Radio antennas in their communities. As originally proposed, H.R. 1301 was detrimental to an association’s control over aesthetics, placement, and prior approval with respect to Ham Radio antennas. The Federal Legislative Action [Read More...]

Missy Hirst is President-Elect for the Mile High Chapter of ALA

Written by: on Monday, January, 30th, 2017

HindmanSanchez P.C. is proud to announce that our Legal Administrator, Missy Hirst, has been elected as the 2017 President-Elect for the Association for Legal Administrators’ (ALA) Mile High Chapter. Missy will serve as President-Elect for 2017, and will officially take office as President for the Mile High Chapter in 2018.  The ALA was established in [Read More...]

Could Your Personal Emails Be Exposed?

Written by: on Wednesday, January, 25th, 2017

Imagine the worst case scenario: you are on the board, the board is embroiled in litigation, and the opposing side wants to know what was said in an email. Suddenly you may find yourself facing the possibility of a third party rooting through your private email in search of information relative to the pending lawsuit. [Read More...]

Airbnb’s in Denver? Not So Fast!!!

Written by: on Wednesday, January, 18th, 2017

Airbnb’s continue to increase all over the country and, oftentimes, wreak havoc in community associations. Denver has a new ordinance 0262  that became effective December 31, 2016, throwing a slight monkey wrench into the process. Pursuant to the new ordinance, homeowners must now obtain a license from the Denver Excise and Licenses Department before they [Read More...]