My husband registered a business on both of our names, therefore we have equal partnership. I never signed any documents agreeing to be a part of the business. The official registration documents has both our names. How is this possible? How can I remove my name from this? It is a LLC company.
Real Estate Attorney
The LLC Operating Agreement should provide for a method of terminating your ownership. If H is willing you can always sell your interest to him for a token amount.
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If you filed an LLC in Pennsylvania, on the Articles of Incorporation (the registration form), all the organizers must sign. You never signed as an organizer of the business? If you did not sign, you would not have to file anything with the Pennsylvania Department of State and the ownership interest would be addressed in the Operating Agreement, which you would amend to leave the LLC.
I think it would be wise to have your documents reviewed to make sure that you are interpreting them correctly. There is a difference between merely being the organizer/incorporator of an entity vs. being an owner/member of an LLC. Also, are you correct when you state that you and your husband are equal owners? What are you relying upon to state that? Is there an operating agreement?
These are questions that should be discussed with an attorney before deciding what your course of action should be.
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