When it comes to partnerships, they can be challenging. Like any marriage (Partnerships have been labeled marriages), good communication is key. One conversation recommended early on revolves around a possible split. In this scenario, a split could be due to a death or disability of one or more of the partners. Have a properly structured and funded buy sell agreement will make the unplanned event most advantageous to all parties involved.
American National Insurance Company has a good article that I have attached here for your reference. Contact me to discuss your specific needs.