Create a "business prenup" and protect your business if a partner leaves If you're like many entrepreneurs, being in business means working with one or more co-owners. But what will happen to your company if you or a co-owner: wants out of the business wants to retire goes through personal bankruptcy wants to sell his shares to someone else goes through a divorce or passes away? Business Buyout Agreements walks you through the creation of a legal contract -- a sort of "premarital agreement" for your business -- that protects everyone's interests. This book will help you create documents to help ensure a smooth transition following someone's departure. Clarify: when co-owners can sell their interest the circumstances when someone must sell who can buy into the business what price will be paid The 5th edition of Business Buyout Agreements is updated to incorporate changes to estate tax law and discounts for small business valuation. Plus, it includes a complete business buyout agreement on CD-ROM.