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Thank you for your question. Can you tell me when you moved out of your rental unit and whether you have received anything in writing that says why they are not returning your security deposit? If you did receive something in writing, how long after you moved out did you receive it?
Thank you for your reply. You will have to file a small claims court suit for the return of your security deposit. The process is actually fairly simple and you can ask the court to make the landlord pay for your filing fees and time. Colorado law gives the landlord 30 days to either return the deposit or an itemized statement of damages and any balance. If your lease gave them less time, then you would use the lease to claim breach of contract. You can get your SCC forms from your local court clerk or online. Here is some general information about security deposit law in Colorado: http://www.coloradolegalservices.org/lawhelp/resource/information-for-renters-security-deposits
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