Busting Myths About Colorado Construction Defect Claims

by Duncan Griffiths ArticlesColoradoConstruction Case Law & Statutes

Colorado construction professionals who support Senate Bill 177 often discuss several myths concerning Colorado construction law. Learn about these myths and about the truth concerning Colorado construction defect law.

House Committee Postpones Bill Reducing the Statute of Repose Indefinitely

by Duncan Griffiths and Christopher Griffiths ColoradoConstruction Case Law & Statutes

In a victory for Colorado homeowners, the Colorado House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs postponed Senate Bill 91 indefinitely. The bill had originally been drafted to reduce Colorado’s construction-related statute of repose from six to three years. A three-year statute of repose would have made Colorado the state with the shortest statute of repose in the United States.

No Turning Back: Getting Ready for Your Community’s Statue of Repose to Expire

by Christopher Griffiths ColoradoConstruction Case Law & StatutesHomeowner Associations

The statute of repose is a Colorado law that prevents a homeowner or community association from filing a lawsuit for construction defects after a certain number of years have passed. Once the time has expired, the Association has no claims against a builder. When Does the Statute of Repose Begin to run and When does it Expire? What Should a Community Association Manager Do in the “Final Year of Repose”?