Q: So my husband and I owned our own business and with some events we gave back his money he gave to us and what our compay
made he is now using our company name We want him To quit using our name and company name
A: Depending upon the circumstances leading up to this, you can send him (or have your lawyer send him) a cease and desist letter.
Ana Maria Del Valle-Aguilera agrees with this answer
A: As I understand your question, you and your husband owned a business together and you gave him back some money he had given you. Was the money he gave you a payment for your ownership interest in the company? Was there an agreement signed? If you were given a check or a cashier's check, did you deposit it into your account before refunding him the money? Are you still married?
You need to discuss this issue with a local attorney that can look at public records to see how the company is registered, and also look at any agreements you may have with your husband regarding your ownership interest in the company. You may still both own the company, or maybe he is the sole owner. An attorney, after doing some due diligence, will be able to tell you who currently owns the company and can do business under its name.
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