A few years ago a girlfriend and I had a verbal agreement about a business partnership. It was a stable for horses. She already had the property so I put up the money for the structure which is all in my name. When that became complete she basically threw me out. i have all documentation that I fully paid alone for structure. Do I have any legal options? I'm not wanting the horses back I purchased or the vetting, or astronomical feed bills which I also have proof of just the money for structure.
You need to consult with a business litigation attorney. You might be able to claim that you two formed a General Partnership and then file an action to "wind up" the partnership and an action for accounting. When you are "winding up" the partnership, each partner is entitled to his or her capital contributions (assuming there's money left in the partnership) so you might get some money. Yes, the fact that is it a couple that broke up recently might make the Court and/or Jury a little skeptical of your claims, but if you formed a partnership together by your oral agreement, then you might have something. Consult with a SC business litigation attorney for more information on your options.
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