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Grand Junction Business Lawyer

Business Succession Planning, Buy-Sell Agreements, Corporations and LLCs

Where Practical Business Judgment Merges with Legal Excellence

Whether you have a great idea for a new business venture, are the owner of a small business or just want to learn about options for your real estate holdings, there are legal issues that need to be addressed to ensure your success. At the Law Offices of James A. Littlepage, we help you achieve this goal by partnering with you to develop a thorough understanding of your business, expectations, objectives and goals. We pride ourselves on offering creative but practical legal solutions to promote your business success while ensuring that your overall estate planning goals are supported. Our goal is a long-term relationship with our business clients enabling us to meet the growing needs of their businesses while planning for tomorrow.

Many of our clients first sought our assistance with developing their estate plans, but did not realize the importance of considering the impact their business interest has on the process. Small business owners, farmers and ranchers have unique estate planning issues, especially if the business is a "family business." As the business and the estate plan are inextricably entwined, a failure of planning in one area can have disastrous consequences on the other. Through the utilization of Business Succession Planning, Buy-Sell Agreements and Employment Contracts among other tools, we can avoid such issues.

Among the many challenging decisions one must make when embarking on a new business venture, the first decision is typically the choice of business entity (Corporation, Partnership or Limited Liability Company). Our firm can advise you on all your options, and prepare and file the requisite documents to establish your business - Shareholder's Agreements, Stock Purchase Agreements, By-Laws, Partnership Agreements, Operating Agreements, Assignments and Options among others. Depending upon your circumstances, we may recommend a Buy-Sell Agreement and Employment Contracts and will advise you on a Business Succession Plan to ensure a smooth transition to the next generation after your retirement or death.

Trusted Business Attorney in Grand Junction

Since 1993, the Law Offices of James A. Littlepage in Grand Junction has provided detailed and personalized Business Succession Plans, Buy-Sell Agreements and Business formation services for farmers, ranchers and small business owners. A former CEO of a business with $50,000,000 in annual sales, Mr. Littlepage has the knowledge and expertise to assist you in establishing a Business Succession Plan that will enable your business to grow and prosper during your lifetime and after your death. Having provided excellent service to over 2,500 clients with their estate planning, probate and business succession needs, Mr. Littlepage was recognized with a 2015 and 2016 Five Star Estate Planning Attorney℠ award. In 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010 he received the Five Star Wealth Manager℠ award, as seen in 5280 and ColoradoBiz magazines.. We look forward to providing the same service to you.

For assistance please contact our Grand Junction office.