Agents and Partners

Agents and Partners

72. Agents and Partners – Sheluchin ve-Shutafin Business transactions can be conducted through agents; but if the agent does not fulfill his instructions the transaction is invalid. Legal actions can be conducted only by agents who are authorized in writing. A...
Neighbors

Neighbors

71. Neighbors – Shechenim One partner can compel another to divide the partnership, or if this is impractical, to buy him out or sell out to him. When dividing, a partner who owns neighboring property can choose a share adjacent to his property. If a person...
Acquisition and Gift

Acquisition and Gift

70. Acquisition and Gift – Zechiah u-Matanah Ownerless property can be acquired by anyone. Both it and gifts must be acquired by a proper form of acquisition. Rabbinically, however, the gifts of a sick person or a person whose life is in danger are valid by his...
Sale – Mechirah

Sale – Mechirah

L. Property – Kinyan “In the twelfth book I will include commandments regarding sale and acquisition. And I have called this book the Book of Property.” 69. Sale – Mechirah A sale or rental is not final until the proper form of acquisition has...