My partner worked with us for a few months on an IT project but is not a staff member; she has her own successful career. However, she's determined to take half my share of the business when we split. This is totally out of left field – her work did not increase the value of the business at all, and while we did talk about the business a bit, she has had nothing to do with the actual running of it.
I don't even think she believes this is fair, she is just bitter with me. During the good months, I was very generous with the money from the business. What happens now?
A. Who owns your business?
Generally, when a couple separates, their relationship property is divided equally. This includes assets like the family home, family chattels and investments. A business set up or acquired during