Is the statutory remedy of judicial dissolution available when shareholders fail to implement a prior agreement for a voluntary winding up and dissolution? Nassau County Justice Stephen A. Bucaria answers the question in Matter of Toledano (Home Tower Group, Inc.), featured in this week’s New York Business Divorce.

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Dissolution of a closely held New York corporation can be accomplished either voluntarily, by vote of the shareholders, or involuntarily by way of a petition for judicial dissolution. The two methods are fundamentally different and should never be confused.

Article 10 of the Business Corporation Law (BCL) governs voluntary or “non-judicial” dissolution.  For corporations formed after