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Family-Owned Businesses

When owning and operating a family business, it is necessary to make informed decisions that address not only the pertinent business considerations but the pertinent family-related considerations as well. A family-owned business can be an asset that endures for generations if a strong legal foundation is established.

At Palmieri Tyler, we represent family-owned businesses and individual family members with regard to the legal issues that are inherent in owning and operating a family business. We have served many of our family-owned businesses for decades, and we emphasize getting to know our clients so that we can provide proactive, strategic and cost-effective advice and recommendations. Our services for family-owned businesses and individual family members include:

  • Formation of new business entities for family-owned businesses
  • Adding family members as new co-owners
  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Legal compliance and risk mitigation
  • Debt financing and outside investments in family-owned businesses
  • Licensing, mergers and acquisitions
  • Sale and transfer of ownership interests in family-owned businesses
  • Business succession planning and general estate planning
  • Family-owned business litigation
  • Mediation and arbitration for disputes between family membersĀ