Conservation Easements

With the 72nd General Assembly in full swing at the state capitol, we’ve selected ten bills (out of 261 proposed, as of January 27) that may be of interest to property owners and real estate developers.  They run the gamut from landlord-tenant law to campaign finance, special districts, and reform to the state’s conservation easement program.
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The Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute held the 2014 installment of its annual conference at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law March 12-14. The 2014 conference, which saw a record number of registrations, was titled “Moving Beyond Recession: What’s Next?” and focused on the need to balance population and economic growth in the

mt wilson.JPGImportant Court Decision Regarding Colorado Conservation Easement Tax Credits

On March 15, 2012, the Colorado Court of Appeals announced its decision in Kowalchik v. Brohl.  The Court’s opinion in Kowalchik includes two key findings that will significantly impact the rights of Colorado taxpayers who purchased state conservation easement income tax credits from conservation easement