Chris Phillips | Co-Founder, Nevada Probate, Estate + Trust Litigation

Chris Phillips Las Vegas Probate Lawyer

Chris Phillips formed the boutique estate law firm, Phillips Ballenger, with partner Tiffany Ballenger Floyd in January of 2013. 

Chris has practiced exclusively in the areas of Nevada probate, trust and complex estate litigation for over 20 years.   

Chris routinely handles contested matters, bringing his expertise and trial experience to matters involving Nevada Will Contests, Nevada Probate Litigation, and Nevada Trust Contests. 

Chris has represented professional and private fiduciaries, banks, executors, trustees, beneficiaries, heirs, creditors as well as fellow estate planning attorneys in probate and trust administration and litigation. Chris has also handled adult guardianship matters, representing guardians, wards, and professional fiduciaries in both contested and uncontested adult guardianship cases, including those dealing with misappropriation of a ward's assets and elder abuse. 

Chris's wealth of experience allows him to represent families in disputes regarding the administration of estates, recovery of assets, as well as negotiation and reduction of creditor claims against estates and trusts. Chris's extensive trial experience includes will and trust contests based upon undue influence, testamentary and contractual capacity, unjust enrichment, forgery, fraud and technical invalidity.

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Read more about the Nevada Probate Process here.


Bar and Court Admissions:



  • Selected to the Super Lawyers list, 2014 - 2015;  2018 - 2022; 2024
    • Selection limited to 5% of lawyers in the Mountain States region (Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming)
  • AV Preeminent®- Martindale-Hubbell 
    • AV-Rated Peer Review Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
  • Avvo® Rating: 10/10

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