Port Saint Lucie, FL asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Florida

Q: My Partner is threatening me to press charges against me for taking money from business account.

I have been working full time on this business.

2 Lawyer Answers
Keith Kanouse
Keith Kanouse
Answered
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Do you have a written agreement with your partner such as a Shareholders' Agreement, Operating Agreement or Employment Agreement? If not, you need to reach some understanding with your partner that you can't work for nothing?

Linda Liang agrees with this answer

Linda Liang
Linda Liang
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Boca Raton, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Whether he can press charges comes down to the question whether you have authorization to take money out of the business. You should talk to a lawyer.

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