Small Businesses Need "Premaritial Agreements"

"Every business needs a 'premarital agreement' that covers what happens when an owner wants out.

Many, if not most, LLC owners overlook a critical element of their operating agreement that can save them both money and angst: 'buy-sell,' or 'buyout,' provisions. When you have buy-sell provisions for your operating agreement, you and your co-owners can prepare for events that have been the downfall of more than a few successful small businesses -- namely, the death, divorce, bankruptcy or retirement of one of the owners."

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