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Q: Recourse for roof damage repair/replacement on a "duplex", where the other owner apparently has no damage?

My dad lives in Longmont. "Duplex" is probably not the correct term: it is a single building that contains two residences, each owned by a separate person. The area has an HOA. There was a hail storm a few months ago. A roofer and my dad's insurance (State Farm) adjuster confirmed he has roof... Read more »

John Kenneth Joyner answered on Nov 2, 2018

You may be better off just having your dad's neighbor go straight to an attorney who specializes in first-party property insurance bad faith claims. That lawyer can get a better idea of the facts of the case and point them in the right direction. Often bad faith insurance litigation firms will... Read more »

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Q: What type of lawyer is needed to help fight a mechanics lien placed on your property

James Alan Greer answered on Jun 29, 2018

Dear Mechanic’s Lien Defendant: in reply to inquiring about the type of attorney, you should employ an attorney whom has experience in your local jurisdiction in construction litigation, more specifically one whom understands the nuances of filing a “Petition For Release Of Mechanic’s... Read more »

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Q: Fiance and I had insurance together and was told only 1 of us needed to carry uninsured motor insurance pER house hold.?

My fiance was killed. Uninsured claim paid out but went to his son, why didn't that come to me since we shared that Uninsured policy? And is it true in CO both people have to sign the rejection letter or just one?

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 22, 2017

Sharing a policy is not the same thing as listed beneficiaries. If the pay-out whet to the deceased's son, you likely were not listed as a beneficiary on the insurance.

If by rejection you mean a modification of beneficiaries, then only the deceased (when living) could modify...
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