Her Method

Family Legacy Work

Dr. Martínez applies Bowen family systems theory to provide family leaders with a solid platform from which to incorporate the human element into estate planning and succession.

She guides those who want to transfer a business, wealth or other valuable family asset to the next generation, in their exploration of the family emotional functioning and its impact on the transfer process.

Dr. Martínez facilitates conversations among family members about key family issues. She also offers information about family processes that will give them elements to make informed decisions that will positively impact the family in the present and in the future.

Being fully bilingual and bicultural herself, she offers a unique understanding of the cultural aspects involved in the succession process. She is particularly able to working with families of Hispanic descent.

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