Supreme Court of Montana
96 P.3d 697 (2004)
Joan McCormick (plaintiff) and Clark Brevig (defendant) were 50/50 partners in a ranching partnership. Their relationship deteriorated over time, and it ultimately became impossible for them to cooperate on business matters. McCormick sued Brevig, alleging he had taken partnership property for his own use, and seeking an accounting. McCormick also requested an order mandating the dissolution and winding up of the partnership business. The trial court ordered that the partnership be dissolved and wound up. It determined McCormick’s share in the partnership to be worth $1,107,672, and ordered Brevig to pay McCormick that amount. McCormick refused to accept the payment and appealed the order, arguing that the partnership assets must be sold and the proceeds distributed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning
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