1. Have Ben and Stephanie formed a general partnership?
2. What relief should Ben seek?
Provide a full legal analysis of both issues.
Ben and Stephanie decided to open up a restaurant . Stephanie contributed abuilding she owns , in which the restaurant will operate , that is worth $300 000 andBen contributed $10D Odd for renovations . The parties agreed orally that once therestaurant is open , Stephanie will manage the restaurant on a day – to- day basis , whileBen Will Keep the books for the business . They have also agreed that they will sharethe profits from the business . The renovations take three months during which bothBen and Stephanie are involved in supervising the work . The restaurant opens OnJanuary 1 . The restaurant business is not successful and does not make any profits .Neither Ben nor Stephanie received any financial benefit from the restaurant’soperations . Then , Stephanie and Bell began to disagree about what to do . On April1 , Stephanie locks Ben out . Based on these facts , what is the nature of therelationship between Bell and Stephanie ? What relief should Benseek ?"