Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships


SECTION 7-12-50

§ 7-12-50. Rights where partnership is dissolved for fraud or misrepresentation.

Where a partnership contract is rescinded on the ground of the fraud or misrepresentation of one of the parties to the contract, the party entitled to rescind is, without prejudice to any other right, entitled to:

(1) A lien on, or right of retention of, the surplus of the partnership property, after satisfying the partnership liabilities to third persons, for any sum of money paid by him or her for the purchase of an interest in the partnership and for any capital or advances contributed by him; and

(2) Stand, after all liabilities to third persons have been satisfied, in the place of the creditors of the partnership for any payments made by him or her as to the partnership liabilities; and

(3) Indemnification by the person guilty of the fraud or making the representation against all debts and liabilities of the partnership.

History of Section.
(R.P.L. 1957, ch. 74, § 39.)