Business Divorce Attorneys


When the closely held business organization is in crisis, the business divorce practice of the Weiner Law Group provides the experience, guidance and advocacy to protect the interests of the principal owners.

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Our attorneys assist the owners of closely held enterprises, – corporations, limited liability companies or partnerships – in the process of disentangling the owners’ interests when they can no longer work together.

Representing Owners of Closely Held Businesses for More than 20 Years

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Business divorce is a term that we use to describe the separation of the owners’ business interests. Frequently, but not always, the process involves litigation between the owners of the business. Jay McDaniel focuses his practice on the representation of the majority and minority owners of closely held businesses in crisis.

We have represented businesses and their owners in a broad spectrum of representative matters during our more than two decades of practice in this area.

Contact Jay McDaniel at 973-602-3915 with your questions or concerns, or use our on-line form to arrange an initial consultation.  There is no charge for our initial discussion and we will be happy to give you an overview of your options.

New Jersey Business Divorce Attorneys

Business divorce is a technical and usually time-sensitive process. It requires that the attorneys involved have an understanding not just of legal and financial issues, but also a well-refined sense of judgment and experience with the operations of closely held businesses.

Weiner Law Group is an AV Rated firm representing businesses and their owners in business divorce litigation in New York and New Jersey

Attorneys for Business Divorce Matters in New York

A business divorce requires effective management of legal, business and personal issues. The goal is always to maximize the investment of the time and money made by our clients in the enterprise, whether they will remain with the business or exit. A business divorce that is not handled well can damage the business itself, along with the value of the owners’ interests.

Business Divorce Issues

Our attorneys have handled governance matters involving closely held businesses for more than 20 years, assisting owners of businesses through the complicated and often contentious process.

  • Temporary restraining orders and preliminary or permanent injunctions
  • Termination of employment of shareholders
  • Lock outs and freeze outs
  • Judicial dissolution
  • Oppressed minority shareholder actions
  • Deadlock among shareholders or directors
  • Expulsion of limited liability company members or partners
  • Corporate rights of dissent
  • Valuation proceedings
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Negotiated buyouts

Appointment of receivers or special fiscal agents, contact Jay McDaniel for experienced counsel in all aspects of business divorce at (973) 602-3915