With the holiday season right around the corner, many owners and residents are getting their holiday decorations out and starting to decorate their homes—both inside and out. This is also the time that board members and community managers get ready to enforce their restrictions when it comes to decorative displays. However, this is also theGo to Resource

Small Claims Court Litigation

Lawsuits make everyone nervous, even when they are brought in small claims courts.  While associations tend to bring a matter in county court or district court, small claims actions are appealing to individuals and small businesses.  This is because the rules of evidence are relaxed and typically small claims actions do not involve attorneys, whichGo to Resource
Our clients frequently ask about the community’s potential legal liability for conditions and activities in the common areas or for claims asserting negligence.  This article summarizes those legal standards and some of the considerations and criteria which may affect a community’s responsibility.  The legal standards based on premises liability and general negligence concepts are well-settledGo to Resource
As we all now know, the community association manager licensing program, governed under the Department of Regulatory Agencies (“DORA”) Division of Real Estate is gone; vetoed by Governor Polis at the last minute. The Governor indicated that, among other things, there was no supporting data to demonstrate that regulation of community association managers actually reducedGo to Resource