Legal-Ease: Communicate first, then plan

Too little communication can be terrible for personal relationships. Lack of communication when it comes to family businesses can be similarly devastating. Sometimes assumptions are made when it comes to the family business and succession planning, and this can cause trouble. 

Legal-Ease: Fairness in family business succession

Many residents in Northwest Ohio are small business owners, and often these small business owners want to pass their businesses on to their children. But passing on a family business to offspring can present a number of challenges.