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Q: Hello. What are the required mandatory laws of upkeep of cemetaries in Colorado? I have been searching for hours.
T. Augustus Claus
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answered on Jul 31, 2023

Colorado does not have specific statewide laws regarding the mandatory upkeep of cemeteries. The management and maintenance of cemeteries are typically governed by local ordinances and regulations established by the city or county where the cemetery is located.

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Q: what standard is used when the environmental process is challenged in court
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on May 22, 2019

There could be a number of different standards. As a general matter, a process could be challenged if it was found to violate the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, or other regulations.

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Contracts, Construction Law and Environmental for Colorado on
Q: Our home was to have an asbestos abatement performed; and what we were assuming was a person whose company was certified

This company proceeded to do work on the house (by his subcontractor who was "certified"; but not a state certified company), parts deemed affected were pulled; but was not disposed of properly, and now the state has become involved, with a Stop Work order posted to property. Now this... View More

Donald C Eby
Donald C Eby
answered on Sep 25, 2018

You may have a legitimate Breach of Contract claim against your contractor and you have a damages claim against him. You should contact an attorney to schedule a consultation so that the facts can be closely reviewed and you can get a clear picture of your rights, options, and possible results.

1 Answer | Asked in Environmental and Landlord - Tenant for Colorado on
Q: How to terminate lease in Colorado due to black mold in rental property not being handled in timely manner.

We just moved into our townhome 3 months ago . The start of the second month we found black mold which had been caused from a leak that had happened prior to us moving in. property management has only removed part of it Over three weeks ago. Shortly after we found more and they have not removed it.... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Oct 31, 2017

You need an attorney who is tenant oriented. Best bet is contact the local legal services program, ask for their landlord tenant unit, explain it's not for services you just want to find out which of their l&t attorneys is in private practice and their contact info.

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Q: Do my parents have legal grounds to withdraw from a contract with a Home Builder if know of a potential health risk?

Two weeks ago, Weyerhauser, who provides the floor joists, reported fire retardant spray mixture is new and is causing a noxious out-gassing. The floor joists are installed, drywall complete, wiring, plumbing, heating and A/C ducting is installed. Toll Brothers has no remedy. They have closed the... View More

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
answered on Jul 26, 2017

The contact will likely control here. You will need to hire an attorney to review the circumstances and the contact to review the available options.

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