A few people have asked for this: Set up a place where you can submit questions about your own partnership problems. I liked the idea so much, I did it!
Many people who call me find themselves in the frustrating position of not having any “power” in their failing partnership. There are two options.
You find out your partner used the debit card to take cash from the business without talking to you. It’s your firm position that the partners should not take any money out of the business until the business is profitable. Your partner disagrees.
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Dealing with business partnership issues is very delicate and personal work. In a 50/50 partnership, I have the interests of many parties to protect. We don’t want to disrupt the business, spark a bigger dispute, or cause more stress. Unlike an attorney, I function on the side of the business to help both parties agree on specific solutions.
If there is no Partnership Agreement in place, the process for getting out of a business partnership is fairly open. That also means that the price and terms are fully negotiable.