LLC Member Dissociation – A Discussion
Posted Jul 15, 2020
By Washington State Business and Real Estate Lawyer David C. Tingstad
The Big Dipper is a club in Spokane known for its lively music and fantastic atmosphere. Unfortunately, it became the center of an ugly dispute between co-owners (and friends), which culminated in (almost certainly) the end of a friendship and the recent unpublished appellate decision, Brower v. Hoerner, No. 36442-9-III, 2020 WL 1282511 (Wn. App. Mar. 17, 2020). The decision raises interesting questions regarding LLC membership dissociation, a topic rarely discussed in Washington courts.
In Brower, plaintiff Brower and defendant Hoerner formed a partnership sometime before October 2013. As longtime friends, the two were...Read More