Despite the fact that one would prefer to divorce as friends, it is common for ex-couples to argue about the division of property. However, for a divorce as painless as possible, there are some preventive tips to follow. Emma Forsberglawyer at Carneige and expert in family law, has in a conversation with Break it shared his tips for avoiding forced sales of shares.
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Important with prenuptial agreements
To avoid confusion in the division of property, Forsberg says it is important to have a prenuptial agreement. Many people think that a shareholder agreement is enough to keep their shares, but according to Forsberg, that is not true. Without the prenuptial agreement, your partner is entitled to half the net value of your shares. In the worst case, you may be liable for damages.
In most share agreements, it is up to the owner to resolve a prenuptial agreement with his partner himself.
– It only says that person X must own these shares in individual property. But if you are married and divorce a few years later, you don’t know that you are committing a crime against the shareholders’ agreement in your own company. You are naive and think that there will never be any trouble, Forsberg says Break it.
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