Denver, CO asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado

Q: I am in the process of appealing an eviction and my landlord wants to do a walkthrough. Can she do that?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Generally yes, the landlord has a right to inspect the apartment for litigation and likely under general inspection rules under the lease. It is recommend that you heavily document the apartment before the landlord inspection and after the inspection. A combination of movies and still images is recommended. Focus on the general appearance of the apartment and common areas where landlords tend to find fault (walls, floors, windows, appliances, etc.). Also focus on any specific area(s) of contention. These materials will be very helpful evidence in legal proceedings.

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