Five Commandments of Family-Owned Business Divorce

, New York Law Journal


John R. Goldman and Belinda G. Schwartz, partners at Herrick, Feinstein, write that the consequences of intra-family battles on a family-owned business can be utterly disastrous. Successfully navigating the quagmire of greed, envy, long-simmering rivalries and vengeance requires a multitude of talents. A good business divorce lawyer must be an excellent litigator, negotiator, and psychologist, and a very trusted confidante. It is challenging work.

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