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2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 13 - Courts and Court Procedure
Forcible Entry and Detainer
Article 40 - Forcible Entry and Detainer - General Provisions
§ 13-40-113. Answer of defendant - additional and amended pleadings
Universal Citation: CO Rev Stat § 13-40-113 (2017)
(1) The defendant shall file with the court, at or before the time specified for his appearance in the summons, an answer in writing setting forth the grounds on which he bases his claim for possession and admitting or denying all of the material allegations of the complaint and presenting every defense which then exists and upon which he intends to rely, either by including the same in his answer or by filing simultaneously therewith motions setting forth every such defense.
(2) The court for good cause may permit the filing of additional and amended pleadings where such will not result in delay prejudicial to the defendant.
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