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Hold the Vinegar on My Tacos: Why Breaking Up an LLC is Hard to Do.

Jeffrey B. Cullers  Colorado, like most states, makes it fairly straightforward for married people to get a divorce. Under Colorado’s “Dissolution of Marriage” statutes, one must do little more than represent that the marriage is “irretrievably broken.” It generally does not matter who is at fault or if one of the spouses disagree that the …

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Residential Real Estate Disclosures

Suppose your great aunt passed away recently and you are the unlucky family member who gets to deal with her estate. She’s lived in the same house for forty years, and everyone in the family agrees that the house should be sold ASAP. You don’t know much about the house. You do have a vivid memory that back in 1990-ish, a frozen pipe broke and soaked the basement carpet and drywall. The damage has been fixed so no one would ever know. Also, as a kid you remember your great aunt scolding you about putting holes in the walls – something about asbestos? You list the house on the market, and the question is this: Must you tell potential buyers about the busted pipe and the asbestos? Even if you are not legally obligated, should you tell them anyway?


The uncertainties of a global pandemic, sheltering-in-place, telecommuting, mass layoffs, and an economic shutdown create an extraordinarily complicated legal landscape that you should not navigate alone.  Herms & Herrera, LLC brings decades of legal history and experience to help to advise, counsel and guide you and your business.  We know you have questions.  And, while we might not …

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Homeowners Associations

Like most other states, the vast majority of new urban, suburban and even rural housing developments in Colorado are accompanied by a homeowners association (“HOA”). Modern HOAs are governed by lengthy and complex documents that impose potentially burdensome covenants, restrictions, and obligations on the owners and the HOA alike. Most HOAs are also subject to …

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION)

Alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) refers to resolution of legal disputes outside the courtroom. The two primary methods of ADR are mediation and arbitration. In most lawsuits filed in state court, the court will require the parties to attempt mediation. In mediation, the parties to a dispute select a mediator. The mediator will obtain information regarding …

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Almost any time you enter into a business or financial transaction, a written contract is advisable. Writing, interpreting, amending, negotiating, and enforcing contracts is our stock in trade. When drafting a contract, our goal is to determine your interests and create a written contract that protects those interests to the greatest extent possible, so that …

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In our modern world, many business leaders and decision makers are faced with a vast maze of laws, rules, regulations, contracts, and even court orders that must be followed. The attorneys at Herms & Herrera are available to advise regarding best practices to comply with these obligations, interpret them, and also work through administrative processes …

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Proper advice before entering into a transaction, making major decisions, or when a life or business crisis occurs is an essential part of what we do. Sometimes just telling your story and getting confidential advice helps in navigating an increasingly complex world. Our experience in business and in the courtroom may provide you with insights …

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Minimizing the Risks of Illegitimate Service Animals

Recently, I was in a restaurant enjoying a meal when a lady walked in holding a purse that had a little Shih Tzu dog wearing a tiny red vest with the words “service dog.” The dog was looking at a handsome German Shepherd seated near his owner at an adjacent table.  I noticed the German Shepherd was also wearing a vest, but this one was embroidered with “Emotional Support Dog.”  Then a cat enters the picture.

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