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Customized Legal Advice For Family Businesses

Family businesses form the foundation of strong communities. They have the potential to outperform nonfamily firms and to succeed where other businesses fail in tough economies. But, capitalizing on their inherent strengths and opportunities requires successfully navigating the challenges unique to family enterprises.

Our Holistic Legal Approach

At Brawn Karras & Sanderson, Kim Karras is also Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) certified. As one of the few lawyers in Surrey, White Rock and the Fraser Valley with this rare qualification, she is well-positioned to provide strategic legal advice within the specific context of family-run businesses.

As a Family Enterprise Advisor, Ms. Karras provides guidance that is not only legally reliable, but that is specially tailored to the nuances, special needs and complexities of family businesses. Such customization helps clients gain access to creative, farsighted solutions to maintain the vibrancy of their family business from one generation to the next and beyond.

At Brawn Karras & Sanderson, we can step in as the family's small business advisor to assist with:

  • Transition and succession planning
  • High-wealth family businesses
  • Corporate and family business governance
  • Leadership coaching and assistance with family meetings
  • Wills, estates and trust planning

Collaborative Business And Legal Advice

With our Family Business Advising service, clients also benefit from receiving integrated advice in other business disciplines. Our collaboration with accountants, bankers, financial planners, insurance advisors and other professionals provides clients with a complementary support system to navigate unique, family business issues.

Get Legal Help Customized For Family Businesses

To meet with Ms. Karras about the legal concerns facing your family business, call 604-259-1620 or toll free at 877-470-7535, or contact us via our site's online form.