Families in business can fall out and there can be issues that need to be debated, sometimes becoming heated.  A lot relates to the personalities of those involved and a good rule of thumb is for the families themselves to try and work out a way that works for them to not let things escalate out of control.

That is clearly not always possible and a third party may be needed to guide them through 'stormy waters' and move on.

Well worth a read!