For some property owners in Colorado, there is nothing worse than finding the perfect home only to learn that there is a homeowners association in place. That disappointment often lingers whether the person intended to purchase the home as personal or investment property.
Homeowners Associations are common in many areas of Colorado, and they often provide unique benefits to homeowners and communities. However, HOAs may also be frequent causes of strife, especially when homeowners feel certain rules or restrictions infringe upon their rights. While many disputes between property owners and HOA organizations end up in court, mediation may be a more efficient and satisfactory way to resolve issues.
Social media offers businesses in Colorado a quick way to spread the news about your services, products and special events. It is an opportunity to share content, connect with users and convert leads. At Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C. we often provide legal guidance for intellectual property disputes and copyright infringement.
As a small business owner in Colorado, you work hard to build your brand and professional reputation. You may rely on trademarks, copyrights, concepts and other intellectual property to make your company, services and products stand apart from the competition. At the law offices of Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C. we often represent clients in intellectual property disputes.
There are many different types of secured debt, but many would not concern anyone outside of the finance profession. Mortgages and mechanic's liens, however, are almost synonymous with real estate. They are therefore often relevant to investors, homeowners, commercial landlords and small business.
Perhaps you have a special recipe or a unique idea for a restaurant that you know people will love. All you have to do is find the perfect location, purchase the necessary equipment, supplies and decor, and open your doors to the public, right? Actually, there are a number of things you need to take care of first in order to protect your personal finances and your business from litigation. At Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C., we often provide advice to clients on starting a restaurant business.
Business owners are taken to court for countless reasons. Sometimes, litigation is centered around disputes with competitors, such as allegations of a breach of contract, for example. Others may involve employees, such as claims that overtime was denied, and an employee may also decide to take their case to court after they are hurt in a traffic collision that took place on the job. Lawsuits as well as the hardships that car accident victims face highlight how essential it is to prevent motor vehicle accidents from occurring on the job. However, more workers will continue to sustain injuries and pass away in the years ahead.
After working as an employee in Broomfield for years, you have finally summoned up the courage to band together with a few fellow colleagues and form your own business. Yet as you are preparing to leave the office on your last day, your now former boss asks you what your plans are. After you inform him or her of your intentions, he or she politely yet in a matter-of-fact manner reminds you that you signed a non-compete agreement when you were initially hired. Does this now throw a wrench in your plans?
You want to ensure that your employees have what they need to do their job well, and you want them to be loyal to your Colorado business. You definitely don't want disgruntled employees who will file frivolous lawsuits, wasting your time and money and putting your company's good reputation at risk. Although you cannot keep everyone happy all the time, you can make it difficult for an employee to take you to court over an issue that you could have resolved, had you been given the chance.
A contentious law passed in 2016 allows grocery stores in Colorado to sell full-strength beer at stores in more than one location beginning in 2019. It also allowed stores that currently only sell 3.2 beer to begin selling full-strength beer at the same time.