A Refresher on the Residential Roofing Bill

2023-11-28T19:47:32+00:00July 1st, 2023|Business Law, Articles|

The Residential Roofing Bill A decade ago, Colorado enacted a new law as part of its Consumer Protection statutes that specified mandatory terms in roofing contracts to be paid by insurance proceeds to ensure transparency and protect homeowners. The Residential Roofing law was passed to protect consumers from roofing fraud following a surge in storm [...]

Roofing Contract Process

2023-11-28T19:46:36+00:00June 20th, 2023|Business Law, Articles|

The Roof Insurance and Construction Process After a bit of a hiatus, hail is back with a vengeance in Colorado this year. From the perspective of a roofing company, that means now is the time to go connect with customers because it is far more likely roofs have been damaged and will require repair. From [...]

What Type of Attorney Do I Need to Start a Business?

2023-11-28T19:43:35+00:00May 20th, 2023|Business Law|

Starting a business can be overwhelming, but having the right Denver business attorney can make it much easier. At Underhill Law, we specialize in helping entrepreneurs run their businesses quickly and efficiently. From choosing the right legal structure for your business to filing the necessary paperwork, we walk you through every step. We also provide [...]

Do I Need A Lawyer For My Small Business

2023-05-20T01:24:06+00:00May 13th, 2023|Business Law|

Do I Need A Lawyer For My Small Business? Among the many worries that small business owners face, there is always the question of whether they need to hire a lawyer. The misconception is that attorneys charge an arm and a leg, and most small enterprises don’t have extra capital to spare. Due to this, [...]

The Great Resignation and the Great Attrition: Protect Your Company During Employee Departure

2024-02-21T18:15:13+00:00April 8th, 2023|Business Law, Articles, Employment Law|

Ready to handle legal issues when someone quits? Long gone are the days where companies could expect every employee to stay with the same employer for decades. We now live in the age of “job hopping,” where employees are regularly changing jobs for various reasons, such as higher pay, better benefits, flexible hours, [...]

Mortgage Companies Sitting on Insurance Checks

2023-07-13T10:04:13+00:00April 7th, 2023|Business Law, Articles, Financial|

Many times, a homeowner or a general contractor is surprised to learn that the mortgage company on a house is able to intercept insurance proceeds on a covered loss and delay payment. The mortgage company might refuse to disburse money until after the construction project is completed, despite the fact that the construction contract requires [...]

Public Health Emergency Leave in Colorado – It Is Still Here And It Has Been Expanded.

2023-11-28T19:54:59+00:00March 31st, 2023|Articles, Business Law, Employment Law|

By now, employers should be aware that Colorado’s Healthy Families and Workplace Act (“HFWA”) includes a provision requiring employers to provide up to eighty (80) hours of paid leave for employees affected by a Public Health Emergency (PHE). See C.R.S. § 8-13.3-405(1). Of course, at the time of its passage in 2020, this law was [...]

Contracting and Public Adjusting

2023-11-28T19:55:35+00:00March 24th, 2023|Business Law, Articles|

Most people do not have the tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars it takes to repair their property after a major loss just laying around. So, contractors who specialize in repairing from losses due to weather, fire, or flood often will agree to work for the insurance proceeds. This can create some tension when [...]

What Should I Look for When Hiring a Lawyer?

2023-11-28T19:42:53+00:00March 17th, 2023|Business Law, Articles|

Nobody wants to be in a situation where they need a lawyer, but the reality is that they are necessary for a multitude of situations. Uncovering the right person to represent you can be a confusing situation, but there are a few things you should look at before trusting someone for your legal situation. Lawyers [...]

How Do You Form a Business?

2023-11-28T19:41:49+00:00March 9th, 2023|Business Law, Articles|

Whether you’re a business of just a couple people, or have multiple employees, you might be able to benefit from forming a corporation, limited liability company, or other business entity. The process of forming a company means that you are creating an entity that is legally separate from you. A company can be sold and [...]