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Robert John Murillo

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  • Can I return an "as is" vehicle if I feel it is not safe? I have had for 10 days.

    Bought vehicle as is. Dealership failed to check windows in their safety check. Back windows did not roll down. They fixed this reluctantly. Now the starter is dragging and the lights on the dash dim and get bright. Worried what else they missed o...

    Robert’s Answer

    I am sorry, but if this was sold as it then that is what you get. Unless you have evidence of fraud, these issues are what you get when you get an as-is car. If you wanted a warranty you should have found a car with a warranty.

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  • Can my landlord move my possessions without notice?

    My landlord (for the building where I rent business space) and I have not been getting along. Based on tentative conversations with no agreements, he decided to move all of my possessions from one of the specific office spaces that I'm leasing to ...

    Robert’s Answer

    This depends entirely on your lease. If this is a commercial lease the terms are critical and they can be very favorable to the landlord. Have an attorney review the lease before you do anything else.

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  • Failed to get Architectural Committee approval for installation of pavers on front walk and porch. Porch is beautiful.

    Having trouble getting ok. Board is mad I didn't ask for permission. Do I have any recourse to keep the gorgeous porch?

    Robert’s Answer

    I am sorry, but you must follow the rules and, if you were required to get permission and did not, they can have you remove this at your expense. Ask for their approvals over the years for similar projects and also see if other homeowners did not get approval for work and that may support your request.

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  • Can I be the acting attorney in a civil suit to gather all info need to show just cause needed to pursue a civil law suit?

    I am planning to get an attorney to file a civil suit on my family for elderly mental abuse, tort negligence, defamation, conversion, exploitation, intention, and what ever else it takes because they mentally abused me for 3 years. I was told to g...

    Robert’s Answer

    Get an attorney now to review your claims. Right off the bat you may have statute of limitations concerns and that must be determined now and you cannot do that yourself. You get the information after you file suit through discovery so you need to file a complaint first and that is also something you should not do yourself. In short, pay an attorney for a few hours of their time now before you do anything else.

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  • I am selling my property. However, I am in a civil suit with a neighbor. Do I have to disclose to the buyer?

    The question is to the point.

    Robert’s Answer

    Civil suit about what? Their noise? Their dog? Other issues that would impact your home or anyone one residing in it? Either talk to an attorney or rely on your broker. A guessing game (with no relevant facts posted) is not something to be done regarding disclosures.

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  • I need all the information you can provide me about evictions. I need to know my rights.

    I've lived at these apartments for going on 7 years, moved out last year for 3 months then went back. just recently the landlord sold the property to the new owners. These people came in with the worst possible everything, from kicking people out,...

    Robert’s Answer

    An attorney would need to review this paper to understand what is going on. It sounds like you are month-to-month. If so, that means they can terminate your tenancy by a seven day notice (technically 8 days before your next month's rent is due).

    To evict you they must post a notice to pay or quit (that meets the statutory requirements) assuming you have not already had a breach that just allows a notice to quit (a three day notice). If have not been late then you don't owe the late fee. If you owe $1550 per month then you owe that when it is next due. If this is a demand for an increased rent, it seems like they were late on that.

    In short, you have lots of issues that require many more facts and review of your lease, this notice and other materials. If you want to know about eviction, start reading the statutes and do Google searches like this http://blog.bradfordpublishing.com/eviction/3-day-notice-start-colorado-eviction/ and http://www.coloradolegalservices.org/lawhelp/resource/questions-and-answers-about-eviction and https://www.courts.state.co.us/Forms/Forms_List.cfm?Form_Type_ID=28. I hope it works out and talk to an attorney and provide them more information if you want legal advice.

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  • I have cared for a friend for 10 plus years.started getting paid by an agency for the past few years. I was fired from this job.

    Am I still legally responsible for his care diaper changes baths ect.? And I still live there?

    Robert’s Answer

    If your job entailed this person's care, once you no longer have that job you no longer have those duties. Now, you have posted almost no relevant facts, so this is just a general observation. You will need to provide many more facts and talk to an attorney if you want legal advice. I don't know why you put this as municipal law and you don't discuss the role of this agency and any related duties or issues related to this relationship. In short, you provide almost nothing to be able to answer your question adequately.

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  • Girlfriend a millionair gifted me a toyota tundra now says she cant pay for it have written proof car was gifted can she take it

    she broke into my home trying to get back letter have her on video breaking down the door

    Robert’s Answer

    Well, if you can prove that it is a gift then it is a gift and you she can't just demand that back. However, here is your problem. You said she can't pay for it. That sounds like she financed the car and, therefore, the lender has the rights to the car if she stops paying for it and then can easily and legally repossess the car regardless of your claim that this was a gift. If this is financed then the bank has all the rights to the car until it is paid in full.

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  • Can employer deny a requested day off for myself because it is a Saturday, but allow others off on a Saturday?

    I live in Colorado. I recently asked for a Saturday off from work for a family function of importance to me. I asked 2 weeks in advance, and my boss denied my request. Typically, we have to have our shifts covered in order to take time off, but ev...

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes, based on your facts, the employer can do this. It is discrimination. It, however, is legal. Discrimination must be illegal (meaning because of race, gender, age, or other protected class) to be a viable claim. Merely being unfair and allowing others things that they may not allow you does not, by itself, make a discriminatory action illegal. Unless you have evidence that this decision was based on illegal discrimination, you don't have a viable claim.

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  • Accepting counter-offer after signing non-compete

    Hello, I've recently accepted a position at a new company. The offer letter acceptance was online and required the completion of a 12 month non-compete which I signed. There is nothing specifically stating when the non-compete becomes active, the ...

    Robert’s Answer

    As noted by Mr. Deasy, an attorney would have to review the noncompete and get more facts to provide advice. That said, you are mistaken on several assumptions. A contract is binding on acceptance unless that contract states a different effective time. So it does not matter if you have not started work. Second, the protection of trade secrets is entirely separate from the noncompete covenant.

    Now, noncompetes are not allowed in Colorado except in certain limited circumstances and that is the critical question here. The only way to know if this could be binding is by getting many more facts on the terms and your position, among others.

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