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Paul, Thank you for your prompt response. Does this mean that I would have to file a claim or suit against my business partner as opposed to simply petitioning the Georgia Superior Court to dissolve the partnership?
This was an informal, unregistered partnership (two 50/50 partners) with <$30K in annual sales and the amount of money that my partner diverted from the partnership (that I'm aware of) was less then $4K, however since I have been locked out of all business and financial records and all incoming funds have been diverted from our business accounts and into the partner's personal accounts, I have no way of knowing the actual dollar amount. I can't afford to hire legal counsel, while my business partner can easily afford to. So, I don't want a prolonged legal battle, I just want the partnership dissolved so that I no longer am liable for the partnership or any taxes due on the partnership income that I don't have access to.
Thanks for your quick and thorough responses. I do have one last question. Would I file a suit in Superior Court in the county where I live (which was also the official address of the partnership with regards XXXXX XXXXX and federal tax identification numbers) or would I have to file in the Superior Court of the county where my former business partner resides.
Thanks again for your excellent service.
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