Q: If I own a business with my husband (partnership) and I want out of the business can I sell my half w/o consent
Nothing was signed or stated prior discussing anything about selling the business. And if I can legally sell my part of the business w/o his consent would I then have to give him half of the money I sold it for if we got a divorce - were in Colorado
Technically you could sell your ownership interest as there is no restriction because there is no operating agreement.
Colorado is an equitable separation state so it's not automatically 50/50,but yes the cash or the ownership of the entity would both be marital property subject to division by the court.
I would suggest retaining an attorney, or two there's a lot of nuance in divorce and business sales. There are likely other factors that you shouldn't discuss on a public forum.
There may be a better way to structure your exit from the business and the marriage.
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