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How to Fight Your Landlord

12. February 2010

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How To Fight Your Landlord on Howcast Peter Mullison is a bankruptcy attorney at Colorado Bankruptcy Law Group, LLC.  If you are considering Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 personal bankruptcy, schedule your free, confidential bankruptcy consultation with a Colorado bankruptcy attorney today. Our online scheduling system allows you to schedule bankruptcy consultation at a time [...]

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Can My Landlord Lock Me Out of My Apartment?

12. February 2010

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Can My Landlord Lock Me Out of My Apartment?

Whether or not your landlord can lock you out of your apartment seems like it would be an easy question to answer: no.  But it still happens. Under Colorado law, a landlord cannot lock a tenant out of her apartment, or “exlcude” her, without first resorting to court process. A landlord can effectively exclude a [...]

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Can My Landlord Raise My Rent?

10. February 2010

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Can My Landlord Raise My Rent?

Things are going good at your apartment.  You’ve been there five years.  Your new neighbors don’t blast Slayer through the walls.  And your rent hasn’t gone up since you moved in.  Then one night you come home from work and there is a notice on your door that your rent is going up next month.  [...]

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Can my Landlord Keep my Security Deposit? – What You Need to Know

29. January 2010

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Can my Landlord Keep my Security Deposit? – What You Need to Know

I often get questions about what rights tenants have, especially when it comes to their security deposits.  Generally speaking, the landlord must return the security deposit.  However, you are going to frequently find your security deposit a bit, or a lot, lighter than when you paid it.  Under Colorado law, a landlord must return the [...]

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How to Evict Someone in Colorado

20. January 2010

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How to Evict Someone in Colorado

If you’re a landlord, at some point you are going to have a tenant who stops paying his rent, or breaks the terms of his lease.  This kind of tenant can only hurt you in the long run.  Other tenants will start to complain about this guy playing loud music at 2:00 in the morning, [...]

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