Three Proposals for Interdisciplinary Study
This article suggests research to determine whether more valuable legal advice can be given in three areas. The emotional distress caused by prenuptial agreements to people under 30 years old who are marrying for the first time is not justified because these agreements often do not accomplish their intended goals. Regarding estate planning, business owners and their lawyers often focus primarily on tax savings without considering the long-term impact of the estate plan on the family business. Finally, the advantages to the family business of agreements for the buyout of disgruntled minority shareholders are discussed.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Lawyer with the Chicago firm of Krasnow, Sanberg & Cohen.
Publication date: September 1, 1998