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Alternative Dispute Resolution – Med-Arb

by Frie, Arndt & Danborn

Med-Arb is a process whereby: -a neutral and impartial third party -facilitates communication between negotiating parties and, -failing settlement, receives evidence and testimony provided by the parties and issues a binding decision. Med-Arb is a hybrid of two very different ADR processes, mediation and arbitration. By selecting a neutral to serve as both mediator and […]



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Colorado Judicial Organization

by Frie, Arndt & Danborn

Organization of the Judicial Branch The Colorado Supreme Court is the state’s court of last resort. Requests to review decisions of the Colorado Court of Appeals constitute a majority of the Supreme Court’s filings. The Colorado Court of Appeals is the state’s intermediate appellate court.  The Court of Appeals has jurisdiction, with exceptions, over appeals […]



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Juror Questions #4

by Frie, Arndt & Danborn

Who will pay me for serving as a juror? Your employer has a duty under state law (§ 13-71-126, C.R.S.) to pay regular wages up to $50 per day if you are regularly employed. Employers may pay more than $50 by mutual agreement. If you are self-employed, you must compensate yourself for the first three […]



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Judicial System – Questions about Jury Duty #3

by Frie, Arndt & Danborn

Do I still have to serve on jury duty if I am a dependant of OR an active duty member serving in the military and do not claim residency in Colorado? Military members are not exempt from jury duty in Colorado. If you are living in the County you are summoned for, you must report […]



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Insurance Policy review

by Jim Arndt

Check your insurance policies and your mail At Frie, Arndt and Danborn, we’ve had lots of experience with insurance companies in terms of settling claims for injuries or other losses. Most insurance companies take a dim view of paying much money out to settle claims, so attorneys usually have to work hard for compensation for […]



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Judicial system facts #1-Jury Service

by Frie, Arndt & Danborn

Jury Service “Why do I receive [jury] summonses year after year, when other people don’t? Since the summons process is random, there is no easy explanation to this question. Each name goes into the system with a different random number attached to it each year. In some counties with small populations, almost every qualified citizen […]



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