Practice Areas

Our Northern Colorado Law Firm Specializes in the following areas:

Real Estate Law

Starr & Westbrook, P.C. represents various individual and commercial clients in the preparation and review of contracts for the sale and financing of all kinds of goods, services, real estate and buildings. The firm also provides representation and advice in real estate construction, sales, ditch crossings, tax deferred (Section 1031) exchanges, farm and ranch transactions, leases, loans, title insurance, eminent domain, oil, gas and water matters, landlord/tenant, and zoning and planning matters and proceedings.

Utility Law

Starr & Westbrook, P.C. represents various special districts, public authorities, local governments, public utilities, and ditch and reservoir companies in all areas of law including:

(1) various contract preparation and negotiation including construction and joint use contracts;

(2) franchises with cities, and negotiation and contracting with cities, counties and other government;

(3) representation on eminent domain (condemnation) proceedings for distribution and transmission line right-of-way acquisition and acquisition of land for facility sites;

(4) water rights;

(5) rate making, conditions of service, and extension policies;

(6) easements;

(7) territory matters;

(8) collection of unpaid charges and damage claims;

(9) acquisition of financing and working with investment bankers and bond counsel; and

(10) all other general legal services, including review of legislation and dealing with lobbyists.

Estates, Estate Planning and Probate

Starr & Westbrook, P.C. represents various clients with estate planning and the preparation of wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. The firm also assists with probate proceedings and provides advice and representation with guardianships and conservatorships. Our attorneys provide careful and thorough advice to assist each client in achieving their priorities and goals in estate planning.

 

Business Law

Starr and Westbrook, P.C. assists clients in the formation, maintenance and ongoing representation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies. The firm prepares and reviews contracts and closing documents for selling or purchasing a business, mergers, and business dissolution. The firm provides advice and representation to banks and lenders regarding banking and commercial law.

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