Small business and family business may seem the same on the surface, but there are particular characteristics about each which distinguishes them from the other. The small business is your investment and livelihood. The family business is the same, but more, in that it represents the legacy of your name and in some cases, the memory of your forebears. As to dealings with clients, contractors, suppliers, and employees, legal representation offers the same advice for each type of business. When conducting dealings within the family, your lawyer needs to be aware of particular issues as they relate to a family business.

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