Legal Representation in Evictions

Denver landlords tried to evict nearly 8,000 households last year. The success rate largely depended on one factor: attorneys., By Jennifer Brown, September 13, 2017, Denver Post: “Denver landlords tried to evict nearly 8,000 households last year. Their success depended largely on one factor: whether their tenants hired an attorney. And they almost never did. In Denver County eviction court, landlords have an attorney about 90 percent of the time.┬áTenants, on the other hand, are represented by counsel about 1 percent of the time, according to new research by the┬áColorado Center on Law and Policy, which reviewed 93,000 eviction filings from 2001 through last year…”

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