Section 8. The corporate name of every professional corporation shall end with the word ”Professional Corporation”, ”Corporation” or ”Incorporated” or the abbreviation ”P.C.”, ”Corp.” or ”Inc.” or any other word or words which in the judgment of the state secretary indicates that the professional corporation is incorporated; provided, however, that a regulating board may by rule adopt further requirements as to the names of professional corporations organized to render a professional service subject to the jurisdiction of such regulating board.

Terms Used In Massachusetts General Laws ch. 156A sec. 8

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.