Bradley Business Divorce

A business and legal resource for majority owners and substantial minority investors in private companies and for spouses and their advisors in marital divorce proceedings that involve complex business ownership and property issues

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As a business trial lawyer representing private company owners and investors in business divorce disputes and civil litigation for many years, my experience teaches that business partners should approach litigation with caution. Specifically, and for the reasons discussed in this post, I would advise business partners to sue their business partners only when it is

Family members who enter into a private business together are taking on double risk. They face the same types of challenges that all owners and investors face in operating/investing in a business, but they are also exposed to the risk their personal relationships may suffer if the company does not fare well. For this reason,

As the year winds down, majority owners can hit the ground running in the new year if they adopt business resolutions that motivate their executive group and create the potential for the company to reach new heights. The benefits of these resolutions include achieving more efficient operations, establishing better teamwork, and instilling a renewed sense

The one who has the gold often makes all the rules, but the majority owner of a private company who has minority partners in the business does not have complete freedom, because majority owners owe duties that apply to their operation of the company. Majority owners also typically serve as officers, directors, managers or partners