2013 Maryland Code
§ 9A-602 - Partner's power to dissociate; wrongful dissociation

MD Corp & Assn Code § 9A-602 (2013) What's This?

(a) Power to dissociate. -- A partner has the power to dissociate at any time, rightfully or wrongfully, by express will pursuant to § 9A-601(1) of this subtitle.

(b) Wrongful dissociation. -- A partner's dissociation is wrongful only if:

(1) It is in breach of an express provision of the partnership agreement; or

(2) In the case of a partnership for a definite term or particular undertaking, before the expiration of the term or the completion of the undertaking:

(i) The partner withdraws by express will, unless the withdrawal follows within 90 days after another partner's dissociation under § 9A-601(6) through (10) of this subtitle or wrongful dissociation under this subsection;

(ii) The partner is expelled by judicial determination under § 9A-601(5) of this subtitle;

(iii) The partner is dissociated by reason of an event under § 9A-601 of this subtitle; or

(iv) In the case of a partner who is not an individual, trust other than a business trust, or estate, the partner is expelled or otherwise dissociated because it willfully dissolved or terminated.

(c) Liability for wrongful dissociation. -- A partner who wrongfully dissociates is liable to the partnership and to the other partners for damages caused by the dissociation. The liability is in addition to any other obligation of the partner to the partnership or to the other partners.

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