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Do I Need A Lawyer For A Car Accident Case in Colorado?

Many attorneys will tell you that you should have a lawyer no matter how small your injury was. However, this isn’t …

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I’ve been in an accident as a passenger with a Denver, Colorado, ride-hail or ride-share company – such as Uber or Lyft. What do I do?

First off, call a personal injury lawyer. Make sure a police report is filed. Take pictures of any injuries and property …

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What are insurance bad faith laws in Colorado?

What are your rights when your car or home insurance company unfairly denies or delays paying a valid claim? In car-accident …

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How do I sue for a Colorado ski accident?

The most common ski accident is a skier collision. When a skier or snowboarder collides into another, serious injuries often …

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How do I sue for my skiing injuries after a Colorado ski accident?

Skiing is a great winter activity that occasionally inflicts a few bumps and bruises. But some trips to the slopes result in …

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How do I sue a Colorado ski resort?

The ski industry in Colorado enjoys significant protection against civil claims for ski accidents. Colorado employs an …

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Do I need a Lawyer if I am Injured in Colorado?

Yes. If you are injured in Colorado due to the action of another, you may be able to recover money for your injury. You …

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Do I need a lawyer for an auto, car, truck, motorcycle, bike or pedestrian accident in Colorado?

Yes, you need a lawyer. There are some motor vehicle accidents where there is minor damage to the vehicles …

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How do I sue a driver if I was a pedestrian hit by a car in Colorado?

On average, a pedestrian is killed in a traffic crash every two hours and injured in a traffic crash every eight minutes. In …

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How do I sue for a semi-truck accident in Colorado?

Before pursuing a claim for a truck accident, you should consider the causes of the accident, the parties responsible and …

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How do I sue for a car accident in Colorado?

All drivers are familiar with the rules of the road, yet every minute of the day, a traffic accident occurs in the U.S. …

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In Colorado, should a medical malpractice case be filed against the doctor, the nurse, or the hospital?

Under the doctrine of vicarious liability, an employer is held responsible for the negligent acts of its employees that are …

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How do I file and win a legal malpractice case in Colorado?

A legal malpractice case against a former attorney must be filed within two years of the date that the client knew or …

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What kind of estate planning do I need in Colorado?

Wills in addition to General Financial Powers of Attorney and Medical Durable Powers of Attorney (POA) are highly …

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How does probate work for an estate in Colorado?

Probate is the legal process under which an estate is established to disperse the decedent's assets through his or …

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How do I get a guardianship or a conservatorship in Colorado?

A guardianship case is started by the filing of a Petition for the Appointment of a Guardian for an Incapacitated Person by …

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Should I hire a Colorado lawyer when buying or selling a company?

Hiring a lawyer is imperative during a merger or acquisition for various reasons. First, a qualified business law attorney …

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In Colorado, how do I know if I have a viable medical malpractice claim?

First, what is a medical malpractice claim?At the outset, the word “malpractice” is a misnomer, reflecting its …

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Can I sue my divorce or personal injury attorney in Colorado?

Two of the most common areas of legal malpractice are divorce cases and personal injury cases. Divorce Legal …

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How are stock rights divided in a Colorado divorce?

Stock and equity awards, such as options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, phantom stock and stock appreciation …

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Can My Family Law Case Be Resolved Through Mediation In Colorado?

Yes, mediation can be used to resolve family law cases such as divorce or child custody, as well as a wide range of other …

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How Is A Parenting Plan Determined In Colorado?

Colorado no longer uses the terms child custody and visitation. In Colorado, parenting plans spell out the terms for …

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How Is Property Divided In A Colorado Divorce?

Colorado law calls for an equitable division of marital assets. Equitable means fair, but not necessarily equal. There are …

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What Are the Duties of a Colorado Personal Representative or Trustee?

In Colorado, five appointments or roles carry fiduciary duties. They are: Power of …

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How can mental health impact my criminal case in Colorado?

There are many aspects of mental health that impact both a lawyer’s strategy in defending a case, and a person’s …

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Do You Always Need A Lawyer For A Divorce In Colorado?

Although many court forms are available online to assist parties in obtaining a divorce without attorneys, representing …

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What do I do if I receive a Notice of Intent to Acquire or find out that the government is taking my property for a construction project in Colorado?

If the estimated value of the property that the government (which is sometimes called the condemning authority or the …

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When can the government or a private company take private property by eminent domain in Colorado?

Pursuant to Article II, Section 15, of the Colorado Constitution, the state has the power to take private property without …

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