I understand your situation and it sounds like you do need advise.  If there is a way to work within your marriage to fix things that is your best option.  If you are leaving reguardless, you can opt out of the business by signing a contract releasing control of your portion of the business. And your husband assuming all liability (he must agree to it of course). Go to an attorney have the contract drawn up, signed and notarized. Notify all creditors, irs and state that...