At BKS Law, our belief is that family businesses form the foundation of strong communities. They have the potential to outperform nonfamily firms and to succeed where other businesses fail in difficult economic times. But capitalizing on their inherent strengths and opportunities requires successfully navigating the challenges unique to family enterprises.
Our family business advisors benefit our clients in receiving integrated advice in other business disciplines. We collaborate with accountants, bankers, financial planners, insurance advisors and other professionals to provide clients with a support system to navigate distinctive family business issues.
Each family-owned business has exceptional ambitions, growth plans, widely differing personalities and unlimited combinations of interrelationships among individuals and entities. There is no one way to manage a family business and our team is dedicated to helping families realize and achieve their business and family objectives.
Kim Karras is one of the few lawyers in South Surrey-White Rock and the Fraser Valley certified as a Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA). She leads our team to provide strategic legal advice within the specific context of family-run businesses, including: