How do I legally keep a contractor off of my property?

I am dealing with a confrontational, unprofessional contractor. I will
be hiring an attorney to help sort out most of the issues. In the
meantime, I’m wondering what I can legally do in Colorado to keep him
from returning to my property without my permission.

Asked on October 3, 2017 under Real Estate Law, Colorado

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Call the police. If he enters your property after being told is not welcome and not permitted to come on to your property, he is committing the crime of trespassing and may be arrested. No private person has the right to enter or go onto your property against your will.


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