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Can you give me some more details about the back story here and what is going on?
Are you stating someone is actually breaking the law here or they are just going unethical, but not actually illegal things?
Is this a private company?
Ok, if she is an employee of the company, then you are president would have the power to fire her, and then send the updated information to the Sec of State removing her as an officer. If she went back to try and add herself as an officer, you could sue her for fraud since she would be fired.
If she has stolen money from the company, then you can go after her criminally as well as civilly for embezzlement. You can contact the local District Attorney about filing a criminal charge against her as well as contacting a local civil attorney to sue her for the return of the money if it was company money.
If you fire her and tell her that if she tries anything else, you will file criminal charges for theft, fraud and embezzlement, that should scare her from doing anything else for fear of being prosecuted.
Are you actually located in FL right now?
Ok, that presents a problem because you would need to contact the DA personally to file a criminal complaint or hire a local attorney to represent you in doing so on your behalf.
The same thing applies for suing her... You will need a local attorney to represent you in suing her in court.
As for firing her, you can do so personally, by phone, by letter, by text, etc. You just have to convey to the person that they are fired and they no longer are an employee of the company. I would suggest that whichever way you choose, follow up with a written letter stating that they are being fired and you are going to pursue legal action regarding the missing money so they are less likely to cause a big problem.
As for removing her as an officer, you need to file an Articles of Amendment with the Sec of State. You can see detailed instructions from the Sec of State here:
Articles of Amendment Instructions
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what if as a vp she smiles an article of amendment before I fire her and put her self as director?
Unless she has the legal authority to do that through your corporate documents, it wouldn't mean anything legally and would be voidable. If she acted under that title and did things that she legally shouldn't, then you can sue her civilly for any money she costs the company.
If this is a corporation, only the Board of Directors or President can give someone a new title. Otherwise people would just self promote themselves all the time.
But you need to get a local attorney to monitor things so they can make you aware of anything that she might do once she is fired.
If it were me, I definitely wouldn't wait 3 months to fire her. I would do so immediately even if I had to contact a local attorney to draw up a termination letter and pay a sheriff or constable to serve it on her and escort her out of the business.