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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),…

Business Partnerships in Missouri

Under Missouri Law, a general partnership, unlike a limited liability or corporation, does not necessarily require that the owner(s) file an organization or incorporation document with the Secretary of State. Rather, Missouri law will recognize the existence of a general partnership when 1) two or more people 2) carry on a business as co-owners with…

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