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Orten Cavanagh Holmes & Hunt, LLC

Orten Cavanagh Holmes & Hunt has provided value-oriented legal services to community associations throughout Colorado, for over 15 years. Our full-service community association law firm tailors representation to the unique needs of each community.

Our team is dedicated to a preventive legal approach, counseling communities and associations to address concerns in a solution-based manner that minimizes discord. We encourage associations to proactively manage their communities and to ensure actions are appropriate prior to implementation.

Our mission is to achieve solutions for Colorado HOAs that protect the investments of owners and foster neighborhoods and relationships within the communities.


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HB 22-1137 Signed Into Law

On June 3rd, Governor Polis signed Colorado House Bill 22-1137.  After months of opposition and support from homeowners and other stakeholders, the new law will become effective August 10, 2022. As a result of the new law, associations will need to: Evaluate and make changes to procedures for assessment collection...
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New Law Impacting HOAs

House Bill 22-1139 prohibits a common interest community from regulating the use of public right-of-ways. The new law states that associations cannot enforce a covenant, bylaw, rule or regulation that would prohibit the use of a public right-of-way that is otherwise in accordance with local government’s ordinance, resolution, rule, franchise,...
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2022 Legislation Introduced to Impact HOAs

The 2022 Colorado legislative session commenced on January 12, 2022. Several bills have been introduced that, if enacted, would directly affect HOAs. Certain aspects of these bills may adversely impact common interest community homeowners, boards of directors, managers and other stakeholders. Those bills are: SB 22-060 To Limit Assessment Increases...
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Legislative Changes in July Prompts Adoption of New Policies by HOAs

Recent changes to provisions in CCIOA likely contradict what your current governing documents reflect on the use of artificial turf and drought tolerant landscaping, and the display of flags and signs. House Bills 21-1229 and 21-1310 (“Bills”) were both signed by Governor Jared Polis earlier this month. The changes in...
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Two Orten Cavanagh Holmes & Hunt, LLC Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers® list

Orten Cavanagh Holmes & Hunt, LLC is pleased to announce that Candyce D. Cavanagh and Jerry Orten have been named to The Best Lawyers in America list for Community Association Law in the Colorado 2021 Edition. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as...
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