With its majestic mountains, raging rivers, and clear skies, Colorado offers folks from all walks of life endless opportunities for adventure, thrills, and even danger. Perhaps best known for its vast wilderness and outdoor recreation, excitement can be found in Colorado over almost any mountain pass. With these recreational opportunities come risks. And unless you have substantial experience or training in some of the more extreme outdoor sports, a recreational guide service can be essential to having a good time while staying safe.
Typically, a key component of hiring a guide is signing a recreational waiver. Waivers are meant to relieve recreational sponsors from liability and responsibility if a participant is injured or killed while engaging in a recreational activity. Whether its skiing, mountain climbing, whitewater rafting, skydiving, rock climbing, snowmobiling, horseback riding, or four-wheeling, you will likely be asked to waive some of your legal rights before being taken out on an adventure with a guide.… » Read the full post
As Miracle Max noted in The Princess Bride: “There’s a big difference between all dead and mostly dead. Mostly dead is slightly alive.” So it is with Colorado judgments, which come with an expiration date that can be extended so long as the judgment is still in the “slightly alive” category. A county court judgment remains enforceable for six years and a district court judgment for twenty years. A judgment lien, which secures a creditor’s right to collect from the equity in a judgment debtor’s real property, is valid for six years and is secured by recording a transcript of the judgment with the county’s clerk and recorder’s office. These expiration dates can be extended, however, through a procedure known as revival.… » Read the full post
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts once characterized modern cell phones as “such a pervasive and insistent part of daily life that a proverbial visitor from Mars might conclude they were an important feature of human anatomy.”
With the transformation of our society from handshakes and paper to electronics, and from clunky computers to handheld super computers, a wrap agreement is a staple for contract formation in the 21st century.
These electronic agreements allow a business to require a consumer to agree to contractual terms of service prior to doing business. … » Read the full post
Getting paid is a critical part of doing business, but the effort that’s occasionally required to actually get paid can be frustrating at times. The strength of your customer relationships and your diligence in managing accounts receivable are paramount to getting paid. However, sometimes additional action – including legal action – can be required in order to secure payment. The good news is that there are certain contractual provisions you can put in place that will make the collection of overdue payments less costly and much easier for you.
Ideally, a written agreement setting forth payment terms should be part of every transaction. That said, it’s useful to know that, generally speaking, a contract is not required to be in writing to be legally enforceable.… » Read the full post