The Mysterious World of Bankruptcy

    By:  Amanda K. Ashley, Esq. Bankruptcy is one of those mystical creatures that we’ve all heard about but hope we never encounter it. If your association hasn’t yet dealt with an owner who filed or is in an active bankruptcy, there’s a very good chance that you will!  In fact, bankruptcies are frequentlyGo to Resource

Robert’s Rules: Did Robert Intend They Be Used At Board Meetings?

By: Elina B. Gilbert, Esq. Who is Robert and why do we care about him anyway? His full name was Henry Robert and he was an engineering officer with the U.S. Army. In 1863, Robert discovered the hard way (use your imagination here) that trusting a large assembly to behave and properly conduct itself duringGo to Resource

HB 17-1279

By: Maris S. Davies, Esq. On May 4, 2017, House Bill 17-1279 gained final unanimous approval in the Senate after unanimous approval in the House on April 24, 2017. H.B. 17-1279 has been referred to Governor John Hickenlooper to be signed into law. H.B. 17-1279 requires that before an association, on behalf of its members,Go to Resource

Attorney-Client Privilege and What It Means in the Context of Associations

By:  Maris S. Davies, Esq. No matter where your community is located, how big your community is, or what type of community you live in (condominium, townhome, single family, etc.), legal issues, and the need for legal advice, arise.  Consequently, the board of directors should be aware of the attorney-client privilege and the protection it provides toGo to Resource