One of the most common claims of shareholder oppression in New Jersey, often leading to business divorce litigation, is the failure to pay distributions to shareholders. Obviously, there can be many reasons for not paying distributions, including, simply, an inability to do so. » Read More
If you are having an ongoing issue with your business partner and you attempted to discuss it, how did he react when you started raising concerns about the manner in which he was running the company? If he is like many entrenched majority owners who have let their power and authority go to their heads, his initial reaction was a threat. » Read More
Attorneys often use the phrase “business divorce” to describe when business partners can no longer get along and want to be legally separated from each other, or at least one of them does.
But what happens when, like divorcing parents arguing over child custody, no one can agree who should wind up with the company? » Read More
When two new clients recently came in to have an Operating Agreement prepared for their newly created LLC, they indicated that they had read my website. Since I had experience in litigating shareholder disputes, they wanted to know how to make a “bulletproof” Operating Agreement, so that there would never be litigation if they disagreed over an issue. » Read More