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Hello and thanks for submitting this interesting question. Partner 2 cannot be enjoined from future conduct - nobody can. As you say yourself, she has broken no laws. A cease and desist letter from an outside contractor to a full partner in a business would have no legal significance. It sounds like she has a serious personality disorder that might even get worse. Therefore, you have only two choices. Either continue to work with Partner 1 and bite the bullet with P2, or quit the relationship until P1 attains full control over the business and can give you a written contract. I wish you the best in this difficult situation.
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Thank you for the information. It's not encouraging, but it is as I suspected.
There is no question that I will not be doing anymore work for either partner. I will also have a signed contract before working with every client in the future.
Partner 2's pattern is to not let go of any argument and belabor even the smallest point. Having provided my W9 and UBI, am I legally obligated to response to her emails arguing I am not an independent contractor or any other topic?
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