Q: What happens if a spouse has removed me from a business in which I'm a board member on without my knowledge?
Well, in the first place it sounds like you and your spouse have larger issues to work out. That aside, how were you removed from the board without a board meeting and a vote? This should not happen, absent some irregularity.
The question then becomes whether it's worth litigating the issue or not.If you have any relationship remaining with your spouse, litigation will destroy it. You really need to provide more details, or call me to discuss.
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You need to provide additional background information to help us understand the context of your question, such as: Is this business a corporation? If so, was the business organized under California law? Who are the corporation's shareholders and what percentage of the shares does each person hold? Who were the members of the board of directors? Generally, a corporation's shareholders elect the corporate director(s), and the corporate director(s) elect the corporate officers. If you are a shareholder, you had the right to receive notice of shareholder meeting and attend the shareholder meeting in which the directors were elected. Be sure to consult your own attorney to protect your legal rights.
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