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General Partnerships, Death & Dissolution

General, common law partnerships are not as prevalent as corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, or other statutory entities registered with the Missouri Secretary of State. A partnership may arise legally, however, if parties are not careful. Co-ownership and sharing of profits between one or more persons, without anything more formal (written or otherwise),…

Probate: Effect of Adjudication of Incapacity

In probate litigation in Missouri, the effect of an adjudication of incapacity or disability does not necessarily mean a person lacks capacity for all purposes after the date of adjudication. Specifically, a person who has been adjudicated partially incapacitated or disabled shall be presumed to be competent. See Section 475.078, RSMo. In the event of…

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