Elder & Phillips, P.C. – Grand Junction Civil Attorneys and Lawyers

Practice Areas



Elder & Phillips’ representation covers the purchase and sale of real property, construction, financing and title insurance. We have represented major title insurers for over 30 years. Our practice includes:

• Broker and Agent Liability
• Commercial Leases
• Construction Contracts
• Easement Disputes
• Purchase and Sale Agreements
• Residential Leases
• Tax-Deferred Exchanges
• Quiet Title Actions



Elder & Phillips provides counsel in choosing and developing estate plans for asset protection during life and disposition of assets upon death with as little reduction as possible in the size of the estate due to taxes and probate-related expenses. We handle all probate matters, and non-probate transfers of assets.

Range of services includes:

• Charitable Remainder Trusts
• Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care
• Family Partnerships
• Living Trusts
• Powers of Attorney, General and Special
• Probate Matters
• Special Needs Trusts
• Living Wills
• Wills



Elder & Phillips provides legal representation in the planning and formation of business organizations, including corporations, general and limited partnerships, and limited liability companies, as well as non-profit corporations.

Our business practice includes, but is not limited to:

Business Formation:

• Contract Negotiation and Documentation
• Purchase and Sale of Businesses
• Corporation Formation
• LLC Formation
• Name Search & Reservation
• Prepare & File Articles
• Draft Formation Documents
• Agent for Process
• Obtain EIN

Contracts & Transactions:

• Contractor Agreements
• Shareholder Agreements
• Cross-Development Agreements
• Licensing Agreements
• Non-Disclosure Agreements
• Purchase and Sale Agreements

Startup Business:

• Business Planning & Consulting
• Entity Formation
• Contract Drafting
• IP Audits and Protection
• General Counsel
• Licensing Agreements
• Partnership Agreements