Denver, CO asked in Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado

Q: Is it a criminal charge for landlord shutting off my power

2 Lawyer Answers
Mr.  H. Michael Steinberg
Mr. H. Michael Steinberg
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: No. This kind of thing is a civil case at worst. It is not a criminal act. I am sorry because it can have the same impact. H

Donald C Eby
Donald C Eby
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  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: It is unlikely that the LL has the right to turn off your utilities.

I recommend contacting an attorney to respond to the LL and possibly bring a lawsuit against the LL to cover your damages.

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