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Can My Landlord Lock Me Out of My Apartment?

Friday, February 12, 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 Keep my Security Deposit? – What You Need to Know

Friday, January 29, 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

Wednesday, January 20, 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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Colorado Eviction Rules

Saturday, January 9, 2010

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Colorado Eviction Rules

If you find yourself in the unhappy position of being evicted or having to evict someone, you want to make sure that it is done legally.  If not, as a landlord you could a.) prolong the time period your non-paying tenant stays, and b.) be subject to certain civil penalties. In order to evict someone [...]

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