Succession Planning for Business Owners

By |2022-11-17T17:03:48-06:00October 14th, 2022|Blog, Business Law, Business Structure, Estate Planning, Small Business, Tips|

Opening your own business may have been your dream, but sometimes all that comes along with running the business can be overwhelming. With all your hard work, thinking about exiting your business usually isn't in the forefront of your mind. Succession planning for business owners can seem daunting, but you've worked so hard to [...]

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Challenging Scenarios a Buy-Sell Agreement Prevents

By |2022-06-16T02:43:54-05:00April 22nd, 2022|Blog, Business Law, Business Structure, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Small Business, Tips|

A buy-sell agreement prevents things from becoming complicated when a co-owner of a business leaves and shouldn’t only cover planned exits. There are many scenarios in which things can go south between owners or an emergency arises. Numerous disasters can arise on the back end of a business partner leaving the business. Here are a [...]

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Protecting Your Business with a Buy-Sell Agreement

By |2022-03-02T21:51:36-06:00March 18th, 2022|Blog, Business Structure, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Small Business, Tips|

If a business has multiple owners, eventually a change in ownership will need to happen. An owner will retire or move on for another reason. Don’t forget that emergencies can also happen. Changing ownership doesn’t need to be complicated. Planning ahead will help dispel disaster when the time comes for a transition. The plan [...]

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When to Update Your Succession Plan

By |2022-02-10T20:23:57-06:00March 11th, 2022|Blog, Business Structure, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Small Business, Tips|

Updating your business succession plan should be a regular part of managing your business. We previously wrote about common succession planning mistakes that are made and one of the biggest mistakes that needs to be highlighted is not updating your succession plan regularly. Like your estate plan, your business succession plan is not set [...]

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Mistakes to Avoid When Business Succession Planning

By |2022-02-10T17:34:51-06:00March 4th, 2022|Blog, Business Law, Business Structure, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Small Business, Tips|

As a business owner, you probably feel that your business is your baby. Business succession planning always seems so far off. It’s hard to think about what may happen to your business when you’re no longer able to run it. To ensure your business will keep running once you leave it, or to get [...]

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How to Handle When an Employee Quits Your Company

By |2021-12-06T16:13:53-06:00February 11th, 2022|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning|

When an employee leaves your company, whether on good or bad terms, it can cause a lot of stress. Filling their role and responsibilities, understanding why they left and not taking it personally, making sure operations aren’t disrupted, are all a part of the stress of losing an employee. While these are all important, [...]

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Business Succession Planning for Women Business Owners

By |2021-03-12T16:33:25-06:00March 12th, 2021|Blog, Estate Planning, Estate Planning, Tips|

In celebration of International Women’s Day this week, we wanted to highlight women business owners and the best ways to protect their businesses. A business succession plan is an important part of running a business in the case of an emergency, and for women business owners there are many reasons it's even more necessary [...]

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