QUESTION: Can you breach a contract (for example, stop paying or performing under a contract) if the other side breaches the contract first? ANSWER: Under Colorado law, a party may establish justification for nonperformance under a contract (like not paying any more money or not performing any more services) if it can demonstrate that the […]Read More
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Ask a Denver Contract Lawyer: Breach of Contract & Who Breached First?
Is any breach of contract enough to justify suing someone?
Is any breach of contract enough to justify suing someone for breach of contract or to stop performing your obligations under the contract because the other side has breached? Many non-lawyers are surprised to learn that not all breaches of contract are treated the same under the law. A breach of contract must usually be […]Read More
What if Your Employer or Former Employer Fails to Pay You for the Wages and Compensation You are Owed?
Under Colorado law, if your former employer fails to pay you the wages and compensation that you are owed, you may be entitled to not just the payment of such wages and compensation, but also the award of a penalty against your former employer of between 50 to 100 percent of the amount of wages […]Read More
Why You Would Need A Contract Attorney
Why You Would Need A Contract Attorney To get the compensation you deserve in breach of contract cases. For help resolving business disputes. Expert advice when trying to understand a contract. When you want professional assistance in drafting a contract. To represent you in Court when faced with a contract dispute. For help […]Read More
Agreement To Arbitrate In 2017! Is It Right For You?
Often when you’re involved in a dispute regarding a breach of contract, time is of the essence. When an expedient solution is needed, arbitration may be a better solution than litigation. However, arbitration is not right for all situations, and in some instances, may not be the most affordable way to reach a solution. In […]Read More
Are Non-Compete Agreements Enforceable in Colorado?
Non-compete agreements are used to attempt to restrict a company’s employees, independent contractors, customers and vendors from engaging in competitive activities with that company. But, many people wonder “Are non compete agreements enforceable?” For example, an employee with in-depth knowledge of a particular business or industry may be restricted from sharing their knowledge with competitors. […]Read More
Are Oral Contracts Enforceable?
A contract can be written, oral or even implied by the actions of the involved parties. While written contracts can clearly be enforced in a court of law, people often wonder whether they have any legal recourse in the event of a breach of oral contracts. Can an oral contract actually be enforced? Whether you’re […]Read More
Breach of Contract Statute of Limitations
If you are considering whether to seek legal action regarding a breach of contract, you may be wondering: What is the breach of contract statute of limitations?? This is a common question, and the answer may not be as straightforward as you would think. If you are thinking about filing a lawsuit over a breach of […]Read More