Can a Divorced Couple Keep a Business Afloat?

Ending your marriage usually means ending your relationship with your spouse. But what if you’re still business partners? Here’s what you need to know about running a business with your ex.

A man running a lunch counter looks exasperated as his wife throws her hand up in frustration.
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There’s something special about running a business with your spouse. When two people can work together to build a strong marriage and a strong company, it’s a beautiful thing.

However, even the strongest couples can sometimes fall out of love. When those couples also co-run a company, it makes the split that much harder.

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Brent Kaspar, CPA, Esq.
Founding and Managing Partner, Kaspar & Lugay

Kaspar & Lugay LLP was founded by Brent Kaspar, Esq. and Arvin Lugay, Esq. Mr. Kaspar is the managing partner. He is a member of both the California Bar and the California Board of Accountancy. Mr. Kaspar has a unique skillset as both an attorney and Certified Public Accountant, a rare and valuable combination for the firm’s clients. He earned his JD from the University of Tulsa School of Law and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Accounting from Oklahoma State University.