Disputes can be common among partners and shareholders. While no one enters into a partnership agreement anticipating conflicts, arguments and disagreements are inevitable. More often, partners or shareholders can settle their differences independently.
In other cases, disputes may involve intricate matters hindering the business's progress. Hence, dispute resolution may seem impossible even with the most comprehensive agreements. When it gets to this point, seeking assistance from a skilled business dispute lawyer is highly recommended.
Corporate and partnership businesses often deal with complex issues. So it's not uncommon for partners to disagree about critical matters related to business. These disagreements are commonly associated with manipulating stock values, termination of a minority shareholder's employment, denial of access to corporate records, misallocation of corporate funds, or withholding payments.
Unfortunately, disputes can result in partnership dissolution, plus any efforts to address these conflicts may affect the business.
Most common disputes between shareholders and partnerships that may require litigation include:
When partnership and shareholder conflicts occur, the individuals involved may attempt to settle them independently. But they may not always be able to reach an agreeable solution and thus may want to proceed to litigation. Skilled Charleston business dispute lawyers can help partners and shareholders who wish to go through the litigation process.
Lesemann & Associates has extensive experience in business and real estate litigation. Our Charleston Business Dispute Lawyers are familiar with the unique challenges related to shareholder and partnership disputes.