Family Business Enterprise

Kansas City Attorney Practices
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Family Business Enterprise Life Cycle InfographicFoulston Siefkin advises entrepreneurs and family-owned business in a broad range of business matters through the life cycle of the business and provides assistance to the owners and their families. We help businesses grow, expand, and transfer ownership to others. We counsel our clients on how to enhance the chances that a family business may successfully transition to the next generation or to management. We help the family business owner identify, quantify, and limit legal risks. We help minimize family conflict and maximize the protection of assets for succeeding generations. Should the family business be sold, our attorneys will assist in maximizing business valuation and negotiating the sale.

Our attorneys work closely with our clients to facilitate the management and transfer of wealth. We have substantial experience in providing the full breadth of estate planning and probate administration services. We help our clients evaluate tax/financial benefits to present and future generations and design gifting programs and plan for charitable giving.

Areas of Representation
  • Business Valuation
  • General Corporate Matters
  • Business Incorporation
  • Commercial Loan Financing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
  • Private Placement of Securities
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Asset Protection
  • Family Governance
  • Family Council
  • Family Compensation
  • Family Foundation
  • Family Business Succession
  • Shareholder Relations
  • Management Succession
  • Employment Contracts
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Management Training & Leadership
  • Stock Purchase
  • ESOP
  • Employee Benefits
  • Estate & Financial Planning & Probate
  • Taxation

Achieving Family Harmony in Estate Plans/Practice Tools & Trust Provisions
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