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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Colorado on
Q: How to replace a boundary fence without neighbors permission in Colorado

We live in an HOA and have houses to our right and left that share fences. The fences were built almost 30 years ago when the development was built and they are now rotting away, as well as the bottom of the 4x4 posts. This has caused the fence to lean to one side (theirs) and one section is about... View More

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answered on Apr 19, 2023

I'd double check all the HOA governing documents that speak to fences. If it is up to your neighbor and you to maintain, repair, and replace the fence as a shared fence, you will have to try to work with them. This can be difficult with contentious neighbors. No matter what you do,... View More

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Q: Contractor purchased materials on my CC, most never delivered/installed, he disappeared after demo, what is my recourse?

I hired a GC & signed a contract to remodel my bathroom. I have not received a copy of this contract despite asking every day. The contract stipulated an est of $15k-a $4k deposit & $4k upon completion & I would pay for materials. The GC showed references & licensing info & they... View More

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answered on Apr 19, 2023

I suggest considering a demand letter to the contractor regarding the issues. Keep in mind if there are construction defect issues, you'll need to consider a notice of claim letter per the Construction Defect Action Reform Act. If they do not make an effort to resolve the situation, you may be... View More

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