If you have a business that's a general partnership, can one business partner sell their half of the business without the other partner's consent?
SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney Answered 6 months ago | Contributor
Yes, they can, unless there was some agreement between the partners limiting or restricting the ability to sell a partner's interest in or share of the business. In the absence of an agreement, a partner may sell his share freely.
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