Non – Competition Agreements: Issues with Enforcement and Validity

Selecting, hiring, and training key employees requires a significant investment of time and resources. To protect that investment, many Colorado businesses require their employees to sign non-compete agreements as a condition to employment. Before doing so, there are...

Successor Liability under Colorado Law A trap for the Unwary

As a general rule, where a  corporation acquires the assets of another corporation, the acquiring corporation does not become liable for target’s debts.  Bd. of Cty. Comm’ns v. Park Cty. Sportsmen’s Ranch, LLP, 271 P.3d 562, 572-73 (Colo....
Terminating Employees: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Terminating Employees: Avoiding Common Pitfalls

Sooner or later, most businesses have to make the tough decision to terminate an employee.  In making and carrying out the decision, care should be taken to avoid common pitfalls. Check the Employment Agreement Colorado is an at-will employment state.  This...
Starting a Business? Tips to Success

Starting a Business? Tips to Success

Starting a business is an exciting time for an entrepreneur. With all of the promise, passion, and excitement involved, it’s easy to lose track of some fundamental issues. Below are some tips to keep help keep you on track as you develop a business plan. Founder...