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Colorado Protections for Insured Homeowners

Colorado has numerous statutory protections for insured homeowners. One of the statutory protections the State of Colorado provides to insured homeowners is the Coloraodo Homeowner's Reform Act of 2013 (C.R.S. § 10-4-110.8) ("CHIRA") Question: What protections and rights are included in CHIRA? In the event of a total loss your insurer must offer you a…
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Colorado Homeowner’s Insurance Reform Act

The Homeowners Insurance Reform Act ("CHIRA") was passed by the Colorado Legislature in 2013 and enacted on January 1, 2014. This Act was a direct result of the many catastrophic wildfires that the state had seen in recent years. The devastation these fires caused was widespread and far-reaching and uncovered a hard truth: many Colorado…
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Payroll Protection Program (New Appropriations Allocated as of April 23, 2020)

The CARES Act established the Paycheck Protection Program intended to provide eligible small businesses with eight weeks of cash-flow assistance as a direct incentive to keep their workers on the payroll. The loans are 100 percent federally guaranteed loans from the U.S. SBA. The amount any small business is eligible to borrow and be forgiven is 250…
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Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) Goes ‘Native’

Important changes to the Colorado Open Records Act went into effect last month. So, what does it mean and why do we care? CORA is the law allowing the public to access government records. For example, in wage-theft cases, digital information from the Colorado Department of Labor where a violation is found is available to…
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