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0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Colorado on
Q: My ex is keeping my service dog from me. How do I get her back?

We shared most of the expenses, split pretty much everything, I trained the dog, she lived with me for 4 months before I moved in with my ex. She is my registered service animal & emotional support animal. How do I get her back?

0 Answers | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Colorado on
Q: So what if you’re driving up on US 85 by fort Vasquez, both lanes of travel are blocked by slow moving traffic and

The driver uses the far left lane marked by white hash marks by the weigh station, maybe an exit lane where there is no clear indication or signage as to the proper use of the lane; to pass traffic in a safe manor. Is this a punishable action by law?

0 Answers | Asked in Uncategorized for Colorado on
Q: Am I in the Right for telling my ex the things she left in my apartment is no longer hers after 3 month of it being here

Hello my name is Kyle McCoy, I live in Loveland CO. My ex girlfriend and her parents have been giving me a hard time because about 3 maybe 4 months ago my ex lived with me for about a month but then broke up with me while she was in AK for 2 months. She was not on a lease or anything neither am I... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for Colorado on
Q: can a broker switch to tranaction broker right before closing?

can seller just terminate the contract

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Workers' Compensation for Colorado on
Q: Can I claim any unemployment or additional money after employer rescinded offer letter prior to starting?

I was let go of my job last July due to funding issues with the company. I signed an offer with a new company and my start date was suppose to be tomorrow. Today they called me and said that they had to rescind the offer letter due to lack of funds. They gave me the letter and offered $8,900 for... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: Can my apartment require rent to only be paid online? Not a problem to pay online except for the 70$ convenience fee

Every payment is charged a convenience fee. I got charged 100 because they had to relocate my car. That bill is now 170 because of the convenience fee. This doesn’t seem fair.

Michael Joseph Larranaga
Michael Joseph Larranaga
answered on Oct 4, 2022

I think that question would come down to your lease. I would recommend reaching out to an attorney. $70 seems like a allot. If your lease requires you to pay online then it may even be a material term that may be enough to undue the entire contract. Like I said, reach out to an attorney. That is a... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: Can you live/camp in the backyard of an unfinished home if you are not the owner?

A home on our street was torn down and a new home was started but only got as far as framing the house, then the progress stopped 2 years ago. The owner lives in Florida (this home is in Colorado) and the owner's son is homeless and has schizophrenia camps in the backyard. Other homeless... Read more »

Michael Joseph Larranaga
Michael Joseph Larranaga
answered on Oct 3, 2022

In short, it would be difficult to force the sale since you do not have an ownership interest.

Could there be other legal remedies? Potentially. You should call an attorney to check.

If the occupants are there without the landowner’s permission, it could be trespass. Again, it...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody for Colorado on
Q: how can i find out about a child custody case that is supppose to go on in utah but i think the mother is lying.

i looked uo court docket and found nothing on this woman.i beleive that this woman is lying about this whole thing do u have any suggestions what i can do

Sabra M. Janko
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answered on Oct 3, 2022

You can call the Court and ask if you are a party to the proceeding. If you are not, then domestic relations matters often are not available to the public, especially those involving children.

0 Answers | Asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Employment Law for Colorado on
Q: Interviewer stated that if I use marijuana (legally) and someone else on my team makes a mistake, I would be held liable

I applied for a position as an Electrician Apprentice in Colorado. I use medical marijuana legally. I plan to stop marijuana for 30 days to pass the employment drug test, but will use it after employment. The interviewer stated that if someone on my team made an error resulting in damage, they... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: Can a landlord charge you for additional services that are more than your security deposit?

They put SOD in the back yard and charged us for that which is fine but when we moved in there was not grass in the back yard there were patches of weeds and grass. They charged us to throw trash that was removed from there and charged us for a dish removal and that was there when we moved in.

Michael Joseph Larranaga
Michael Joseph Larranaga
answered on Oct 3, 2022

This is an oddly phrased question.

The security deposit and the amount that a landlord can charge you for damages that you caused to the lease are typically not related. The security damage acts as an advance that can be used to help cover those damages if needed. It is typically, not a...
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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: I am wondering about the legal restriction on weapon ownership with a felony conviction. It has a DV aggravate...

It has a DV aggravate, but I have no interest in owning guns, just historical weaponry that I study as a military historian, namely spears, swords, bows.

However, I was just reading the Colorado Revised Statute of the definition of Domestic Violence, and my case would not fit that... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Municipal Law for Colorado on
Q: Petition to form a municipality in territory was submitted without community support- failure to follow Title 31

There are individuals (the "election committee"/EC) that submitted a petition to form a municipality out of our territory. The EC are holding very unprofessional zoom meetings with only 10 people from the community present/in person and an additional 10 via Zoom. The EC are not answering... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: Can probation declare I’m a high level offender after I’ve been sentenced and make me do a female offered program?

I had a pre-sentenced report done before being sentenced. Then over a year later after being put on probation they say I’m a high level offeneder that I have to do f.o.p. Mind you this is 8bright after 8pm tha clean uas. And two months after finishing my treatment. I was working full time and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support for Colorado on
Q: You Does VA education benefits count as income if I also have a full-time job?

I had to start school to receive the housing stipend to help me offset child support.

Sabra M. Janko
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answered on Oct 1, 2022

The GI Bill stipend does not count as income for support purposes.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: can a owner give me 30 day notice to vacate for no reason other than not a good fit after I’ve been there a week?

I just moved into to and owner occupied home I have the whole garden level space. After 1 week owner says not a good fit provides a 30day notice to vacate. I have had no violations, not loud it’s just me and my 13lb mini Aussie. I’m disabled and hispanic so I’m not sure if she is... Read more »

Michael Joseph Larranaga
Michael Joseph Larranaga
answered on Oct 3, 2022

It depends. You need to talk to an attorney. If you are on a month-to-month lease, they may be able to terminate without cause on a 30-day notice. IE, they may not need a reason. Regardless, they need to follow both the lease and forcible detainer statute.

Regardless, more information...
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0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Colorado on
Q: My roommate hasn't paid their bills, and their pets are tearing up the apartment. What should I do?

As of the first, she will be 1.5 months behind on rent and utilities. When she moved in a couple months ago she hid the fact that her "service" animal was pregnant. The puppies are a breach of the lease and they are tearing up the apartment. I've been trying to help her hide the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: Maintenance team accidentally let my dog out of my unit and he ran away.

I was notified of the maintenance (there’s never been any issues) I received a call that my dog had “gotten out” and they were attempting to retrieve him. Then I got a call a bit later stating they had “lost sight of him”. I left work after the first call to go get my dog myself but they... Read more »

Michael Joseph Larranaga
Michael Joseph Larranaga
answered on Oct 3, 2022

The dog is back safe and sound. That is the important thing. If the dog got out during a scheduling maintenance event, then it may be no more than mere negligence. It sounds like the landlord tried to do the right thing by looking for the dog and paying for all the associated costs.

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0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: What action can we take against a negligent landlord for a dangerous operating condition on an AC unit?

AC unit high pitched, loud screeching noises throughout entire day and night causing stress, ear pain, inability to sleep, and increase in energy costs keeping windows closed (although still unable to escape the loud screeching noise with everything closed). Goes on every 30 minutes for 10 minutes... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Employment Law and Health Care Law for Colorado on
Q: Can you record a private meeting about discipline and harassment with HR on hospital grounds? Does this breach HIPAA?

This is a meeting behind closed doors where only the employee and HR are discussing a harassment case. No patient information of any kind is discussed.

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