FAMILY BUSINESSES

Family businesses face a dual challenge every day - - business issues and family dynamics.

Our awareness of this dual challenge equips us to help family businesses conquer that very challenge.  And in doing so, we help family businesses run smoothly, flourish, and endure for generations. 


In keeping with our commitment to serving family businesses, we have written and spoken extensively about issues that often ensare family businesses.  We are delighted to share these materials with you.

November 7, 2019

Family businesses are often run more like a family affair than like a business.  They often don’t have a board of directors, corporate by-laws, shareholder’s or director’s meetings, or corporate resolutions.

While this informality is both understandable and common, it also poses a grave hidden danger to the business itself.

In the absence of corporate formalities, family businesses could lose the insulation that the corporate ve...

March 5, 2019

Routinely business owners and general practitioners will establish corporations using form documents or corporate agents.  If the business is and will be owned in perpetuity by a single individual then using this short cut approach to formation is a quick and efficient track.

If, however, the business is or will ever be owned or managed by more than one person (whether a family business or otherwise) than using this quick incor...

December 8, 2018

Please join me and the panel on January 7, 2019 for this lively discussion of a 'truth is stranger than fiction' family business gone wrong story highlighting the accounting, family law and business law issues implicated. 

This program is jointly presented by the Rockland County Bar Association, the Rockland County Women's Bar Association, and the New York State CPA Society, Rockland Chapter. 

You can get more information...

November 13, 2018

Thank you to Michael Gibney and Karl Graf of Modera Wealth Management for inviting us to speak at their offices for a morning of learning with their Advisor Study Group.  Our discussion centered on Best Practices for the Family Business.  We covered ways to structure a family business, how to keep a family business running smoothly, and what to do when conflict arises.  We truly appreciate not only the opportunity to speak on...

September 20, 2018

Honored to be moderating this powerful panel discussion featuring Michael Beckerle, Beckerle Lumber, Joseph Lagana, U.S. Information Systems, Inc. and Joseph Rand, Rand Commercial and BH&G Rand Realty.  

The event is presented by the Rockland Business Association CRED Council.  Please join us if you can by registering here.

Please reload

The Bachman Law Firm PLLC helps business clients with matters including lawsuits, collections, real estate, contracts, corporate issues, and trademarks and copyrights. With offices in New City, the firm serves clients in New York and New Jersey including those in Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Rockland, Westchester, and Bergen. 

Bachman-Law-Firm-Find-Us-new.png

THE BACHMAN LAW FIRM PLLC

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING DISCLAIMERS AND PRIVACY POLICY

ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT