Aurora, CO asked in Car Accidents for Colorado

Q: Someone recklessly drove into my rental home, barging through the fence, damaged the property.

I obtained the police record which states reckless driving.

but am not sure what my next steps are. I have the responsible person's information. Do I send certified letter?? I am not sure he has insurance, etc. I want the responsible party to fix the damages caused.

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Michael Joseph Larranaga
Michael Joseph Larranaga PRO label
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Parker, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: While a certified letter may get the job done you may need to take legal action. I would recommend calling an attorney.

Unfortunately, if the person neither has insurance nor any money they may be judgment-proof. In other words, they may have nothing to give you which may leave you holding the bag. That would be something you would need to discuss with the attorney.

Please be aware that any answer is based on all the events occurring in Colorado. Further, please be aware that this is not legal advice. This is generic information intended to help the reader develop questions to ask an attorney when they are ready. Each case is different. Anyone reading this answer in need of legal advice should contact an attorney.

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