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Rural Law

Russell Kennedy Aitken Lawyers is experienced in most aspects of Rural Law. Whether you are establishing a rural business and need assistance determining the right business structure or purchasing, selling or leasing a rural property, we can assist you.  

 

Russell Kennedy Aitken Lawyers is experienced in most aspects of Rural Law. Whether you are establishing a rural business and need assistance determining the right business structure or purchasing, selling or leasing a rural property, we can assist you.

Farm Succession Planning is a phrase that often generates concern for farming families. However, done well, rural business succession can benefit you and your family into the future.

Having an ‘eye’ on the now and ‘half an eye’ on the future makes a good Estate Plan. A better estate plan will take your current situation and balance your aspirations for you, your family and your business with mechanisms to achieve those aspirations.

Many rural clients aspire to provide for their children and grandchildren fairly. However equality is often more difficult to achieve where you have children who work in your business and children who pursue other vocations. We can assist you to establish an Estate Plan and/or Business Succession Plan to achieve this outcome and avoid any potential disputes in the future.

We have significant expertise in rural issues and can guide our rural clients through the often complex and potentially emotional issues that may arise.

Our services in relation to Estate planning include: