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Hello again. I think you've outlined the problem nicely and you understand that your original set up was designed for a purpose that didn't occur. You had to give her 51% to be a WOB, but It sounds like equity stock split should be closer to 90-10 or perhaps 80-20 based on the contributions of each of you. With the current set up she controls the corporation, but the business won't operate without you and this is your lever to require that the corporation stock be re-distributed between the two of you, with you having majority control. The salaries and bonuses can be determined separately from the stock ownership, so it won't make much difference whether she owns 49% or 9% until the business is either sold or liquidated. Her compensation should be based on her production and value to the business. This is not a do-it-yourself or on-line legal project. You need a local attorney who represents you personally and not her or the corporation. She could nix a stock re-distribution plan or deny you more salary than to herself. In that case you have the ability to start another company on your own, whereas she doesn't. That is the high card that you hold in any negotiation with her or her lawyer. These situations are never easy, and you should definitely use professional assistance.
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