Real Estate Litigation
Tackling your real estate disputes
When it comes to real estate, Peter R. Bornstein at the Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein knows the art of the deal and the art of a deal gone wrong. When facing the stress of real estate litigation, retaining an attorney with substantial knowledge about Colorado property laws and civil litigation can lighten the burden. By assertively applying his 45 years of experience and extensive knowledge of all aspects of property rights, civil procedure, finance and business, Attorney Bornstein can handle your disputes related to:
Certain soils in Colorado, often called expansive soils, are heavily filled with clay which are rife with potential problems when building a home or commercial property. Slope instability is another predominant area of construction defects. Peter R. Bornstein is highly experienced in these unique legal cases, and will aggressively fight for his clients in regard to negligence, negligent representation, breach of implied warranty, Violation of Colorado Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) and breach of contract.
Builder and Construction Litigation
- Subcontractor disputes
- Contractor disputes
- Owner disputes with subcontractor
- Land use disputes
- Boundary disputes
- Disputes over easements
- Title disputes
- Breach of contract
- Construction bond claims
- Condominium and Subdivision Liability
- Construction defect
- Construction delay
- Mechanic’s liens and material man’s liens
- Project and Components Warranty Liability
- Property, land use and zoning
- Public bidding
- Right of way
- Subcontractor performance
Thorough investigation by a knowledgeable professional
Establishing fault in construction cases often requires specialized knowledge of industry practices and standards. Attorney Bornstein collaborates with qualified experts commonly used in construction defect cases, including general contractors, structural engineers, soil engineers, geo-technical engineers, statisticians and architects. He also employs state-of-the-art diagnostics and analyses to fortify your case.
Fair and just compensation
If you have been harmed by a construction defect or a contractor’s or subcontractor’s failure to perform, you are entitled to ample compensation covering:
- Actual damages, including the past and future costs of repairing and restoring your damaged property and any contents damaged due to the defect such as lost project profits, contract balances and acceleration costs
- For the loss of the use and enjoyment of your property, including inconvenience, aggravation, and discomfort
- Compensation for appraisal fees, storage charges and cleaning costs incurred
- Compensation for the reasonable cost of rental of similar property during periods when your property could not be used
- Under limited circumstances, exemplary or punitive damages, intended to punish a defendant and deter particularly malicious or reckless conduct in the future
- Interest on your damages as permitted by law
- Attorney fees and costs if provided for in your contract or by statue
Alternative dispute resolutions (ADR)
ADR refers to other means of settling disputes outside of the courtroom. Some contracts require binding arbitration or nonbinding mediation to resolve disputes that arise out of the transaction governed by the agreement. When the cost and time of litigation exceeds the likely outcome, you may choose to settle instead. If negotiating a settlement, Peter R. Bornstein’s tenacity directs the proceedings toward a desirable outcome.
Metro Denver, Colorado real estate litigation attorney
Located in metro Denver, the Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein serves clients throughout Colorado.
To schedule a free initial consultation, call the Law Offices of Peter R. Bornstein today at 720-500-5337 or contact the firm online.