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My business partner and i have had some disagreements and he

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hi there my business partner...
hi there my business partner and i have had some disagreements and he has now changed all of the passwords on our email accounts and social media. Is this legal?
JA: Because laws vary from state to state, could you tell me what state is this in?
Customer: Ah I'm in the Uk
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No he's only just done it today
JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?
Customer: I really don't know at this stage
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If you have a 50-50 partnership and you cannot agree, then you have what is known as a "deadlock" situation. To the extent that he has changed the passwords without your consent, he has transgressed on your 50% say so in the business. If the two of you cannot work out a solution voluntarily, then the remedy is to dissolve the partnership and sell the business.

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