The Complete Legal Guide

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Clifford and Warner, authors and attorneys who have experience with partnerships, offer a guide to forming a business partnership and each step of creating a legal agreement. They discuss deciding whether to form a partnership and what legal form it should take; the agreement; clauses covering partnership name, contributions, profits, and management; planning for changes and growth of the partnership; issues related to departure of a partner, buyouts, and business continuation; dealing with disputes; drafting an agreement; taxes; getting the business started, including permits and licenses, bookkeeping and accounting, and budgeting; and limited partnerships. This edition has been updated to reflect current law and business issues. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

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A partnership is the easiest and least expensive legal form for a shared business, and this practical guide includes step-by-step guidance and forms for drafting your own partnership agreement.
The nuts-and-bolts guide to forming a partnership

A solid partnership agreement is the foundation for a lasting and successful business partnership. Don’t skip this essential step, or you may run into major problems later.

Form a Partnership helps you create the agreement you need for your shared business venture. It takes you through the important issues, then helps you write your own partnership agreement tailored to your needs, clause-by-clause. The book covers:
  • cash, property, and service contributions
  • financial and tax liabilities
  • how partners will make decisions
  • allocating profits and losses
  • admitting new partners
  • what happens if a partner wants out
  • buying out a partner’s interest
  • the death of a partner
  • and much more.
The 10th edition—completely updated to reflect current law and business issues—provides the forms, worksheets, and legal information you need to create a partnership agreement.d.

Publisher: Berkeley, CA :, Nolo,, 2017
Edition: 10th edition
ISBN: 9781413324464
Characteristics: pages cm
Additional Contributors: Warner, Ralph (Ralph Jake), - Author


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