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2017 Florida Statutes

SECTION 8801
Events causing dissolution and winding up of partnership business.
F.S. 620.8801
620.8801 Events causing dissolution and winding up of partnership business.A partnership is dissolved, and its business must be wound up, only upon the occurrence of any of the following events:
(1) In a partnership at will, the partnership’s having notice from a partner, other than a partner who is dissociated under s. 620.8601(2)-(10), of such partner’s express will to withdraw as a partner, or withdraw on a later date specified by the partner;
(2) In a partnership for a definite term or particular undertaking:
(a) Within 90 days after a partner’s dissociation by death or otherwise under s. 620.8601(6)-(10) or wrongful dissociation under s. 620.8602(2), the express will of at least half of the remaining partners to wind up the partnership business, for which purpose a partner’s rightful dissociation pursuant to s. 620.8602(2)(b)1. constitutes the expression of that partner’s will to wind up the partnership business;
(b) The express will of all of the partners to wind up the partnership’s business; or
(c) The expiration of the term or the completion of the undertaking;
(3) An event agreed to in the partnership agreement resulting in the winding up of the partnership business;
(4) An event which makes it unlawful for all or substantially all of the business of the partnership to be continued, provided, a cure of the illegality, within 90 days after notice to the partnership of the event, is effective retroactively to the date of the event for purposes of this section;
(5) On application by a partner, a judicial determination that:
(a) The economic purpose of the partnership is likely to be unreasonably frustrated;
(b) Another partner has engaged in conduct relating to the partnership business which makes it not reasonably practicable to carry on the business in partnership with such partner; or
(c) It is not otherwise reasonably practicable to carry on the partnership business in conformity with the partnership agreement; or
(6) On application by a transferee of a partner’s transferable interest, a judicial determination that it is equitable to wind up the partnership business:
(a) After the expiration of the term or completion of the undertaking, if the partnership was for a definite term or particular undertaking at the time of the transfer or entry of the charging order that gave rise to the transfer; or
(b) At any time, if the partnership was a partnership at will at the time of the transfer or entry of the charging order that gave rise to the transfer.
History.s. 13, ch. 95-242; s. 15, ch. 99-285.