Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 12, 2012

Court of Appeals defines the scope of the relation-back doctrine in light of intervening conveyances

By Tim Gordon

In Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. v. Keybuild Solutions, Inc. et al., (Colo. App. Dec. 22, 2011), the Court of Appeals had to address the priorities when mechanics’ liens and multiple deed-of-trust foreclosures collide.  While reaffirming and compiling several previously-established propositions of law in this area, the Court also addressed some novel issues.

The Owners and Deed-of-Trust Foreclosures