Irvine, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2012
Mark W. Bidwell (http://www.BidwellLaw.com) provides the new service of a complimentary business valuation to begin the dialog with his clients on estate planning for small business owners.
Buy-Sell agreements are extremely helpful for small businesses with multiple owners and are mandatory for partnerships of equal ownership interest. Sound business practice for small business owners requires both a buy-sell agreement and a living trust in an estate plan.
Buyout agreements protect the owners of partnerships, S-Corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs) and other closely held business entities. Properly prepared buy-sell agreements will:
Properly prepared livings trusts and estate planning will:
To begin a meaningful conversation in this critical stage of estate planning the value of the business should first be quantified. Mark W. Bidwell provides complimentary informal business valuation. Valuation methods used are: multiples of sales, multiples of book value, capitalization of earnings, and discounted cash flows
Alternatives to Buy-sell Agreements and Estate Planning
Mark W. Bidwell is an attorney licensed to practice in the state of California and an Inactive Certified Public Accountant. Areas of law practice are probate, probate litigation, trusts and estate planning. His office is located at 18831 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 270, Irvine, California 92612. Contact Mark W. Bidwell at Mark(at)BidwellLaw(dot)com, 949-474-0961 or go to http://www.BidwellLaw.com.