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Stutheit & Gartland, P.C. has the highest possible peer rating from other attorneys and judges. A (highest quality) V (highest ethics) and Preeminent (peer rated highest level of professional skill).
Brian Stutheit gives clients candid opinions, sound advice based on years of experience, and always works for your best interest. We try to find prompt, effective, inexpensive solutions for clients. We are not afraid of the courtroom, and will never be intimidated. We will not gouge you for fees.
We practice law along the Front Range from Boulder south to Colorado Springs
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Recognized by Denver Magazine as among Denver’s top construction attorneys.
We represent construction professionals, building owners, and home owners. We defend engineers against negligence claims and contractors against construction defect claims, but also litigate against builders and contractors on behalf of homeowners and property owners.
We have helped many roofers, remodeling contractors and general contractors and engineers to create contract forms.
We know about homeowner insurance, mechanics liens, construction contracts, warranties, and construction defect law.
We also handle realtor or seller fraud and nondisclosure cases for both buyers and sellers. Brian Stutheit has tried five real estate fraud cases to verdict, and never lost. He has also helped clients to settle many such claims. Gazette Article 4-27-2019
No fee surprises. Our fees are lower than many attorneys for estate planning. See, Denver Estate Planning Attorney
In addition to Wills, we write financial and health care powers of attorney, right to die or living wills, prenuptial agreements, post-nuptial agreements and beneficiary deeds.
Bad faith failure to pay for home repairs, denial of coverage, insurance agent and broker negligence in not obtaining proper insurance, home warranty claims.
Colorado mechanics lien attorney Brian Stutheit represents general contractors, subcontractors, materials and equipment suppliers and design professionals. We prepare, file and foreclose liens.
We also represent homeowners fighting against liens. Our record for persuading contractors not to file a lien is good, and we have never lost a spurious lien lawsuit (lawsuit to remove a wrongful lien from property).
Brian Stutheit has been a probate lawyer for more than 25 years. We open and administer probate estates and represent clients in guardianship and conservatorship matters. We represent creditors, executors and heirs regarding claims by creditors. We help heirs and survivors deal with real estate, stocks, life insurance and other assets.
We practice probate law in Arapahoe , Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, El Paso and Jefferson Counties.
Personal Injury – Slip and Fall
We have been representing injured people in cases like these for twenty five years. For approximately 15 years Brian Stutheit defended these cases for State Farm and St. Paul insurance companies.
Areas of practice include: Correcting abuses of authority by trustees and personal representatives. Breach of fiduciary duty actions against trustees, conservators and estate executors. Disputes about whether wills and powers of attorney were obtained by fraud, undue influence, or because the owner lacked capacity. Prosecute and defend claims of misuse of powers of attorney, and failure to account for expenditures. Will contests. Spouse inheritance disputes. Interpretation and enforcement of wills or trusts. Survivor rights to life insurance and retirement accounts. Disputes among blended families. Common law marriage claims.
Prosecution and defense of seller failure to disclose property defects lawsuits. Warranty problems. Premises liability for slip or trip and fall. Trespass, interference with use of property, and boundary disputes. Realtor negligence and breach of duty. Review and writing of contracts for construction and remodeling or repair.
We appear at unemployment eligibility appeals hearings as attorney for both employers and employees. You will be charged a fixed fee rather than billed on an hourly fee basis, so your attorney fees are predictable . Every year unemployment lawyer Brian Stutheit wins dozens of unemployment appeals hearings. In 2015 Brian won a case in the Colorado Court of Appeals overturning the Division of Unemployment’s decision that a talent agent was an employer of its talent. Stutheit & Gartland also represents employers or employees facing claims for repayment or underpayment of taxes.
Brian is the absolute best!
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