Category Archives: General

Colorado’s Fundamental Policy of Voiding Noncompetes

By James Juo. Colorado has a fundamental policy of voiding contractual noncompete provisions that do not fall within one of the statutory exceptions. Any covenant not to compete which restricts the right of any person to receive compensation for performance of skilled or unskilled labor for any employer shall be void unless that provision is […]

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Breach of Contract—Now What?

Ideally, every contract would be fair and unambiguous with the bargain fulfilled. Unfortunately, things happen—fairly or unfairly—which may result in a breach of contract. What is a Breach of Contract? A “breach of contract” is one or more parties failing to perform according to the agreed-upon terms. When you negotiate a contract, each party offers […]

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“So” Entitled Under the CFAA

By James Juo. The U.S. Supreme Court in Van Buren v, United States, No. 19-783 (Jun. 3, 2021), has adopted a narrow interpretation that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), a criminal and civil statute sometimes referred to as the federal anti-hacking law, is limited to violations of technological restrictions and not to violations […]

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What is the statute of limitation for breach of contract in Colorado? (Three years, except when it’s six.)

By: William C. Groh, III In many, if not most situations, Colo. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 13-80-101(a) will govern the statute of limitation for a breach of contract action.  C.R.S. § 13-80-101(a) provides a period of three years after accrual for “[a]ll contract actions, including personal contracts and actions under the “Uniform Commercial Code”, except […]

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