294-A:1 Definition; Professional Service; Professional Corporations
294-A:2 Permissible Purposes of Professional Corporations
294-A:3 Prohibited Activities
294-A:4 General Powers
294-A:5 Rendering Professional Services
294-A:6 Right of Corporation to Acquire its own Shares
294-A:7 Corporate Name
294-A:8 Issuance and Transfer of Shares; Share Certificates
294-A:9 Death or Disqualification of a Shareholder
294-A:10 Fair Value of the Shares
294-A:11 Determination of Value by a Court
294-A:12 Interest; Costs; Expenses
294-A:13 Cancellation of Shares
294-A:14 Shares Acquired by the Corporation
294-A:15 Specific Enforcement in Superior Court
294-A:16 Pension Benefits; Deferred Compensation
294-A:17 Liability of Shareholders and Employees
294-A:18 Professional Relationships; Privileged Communications
294-A:19 Voting of Shares
294-A:20 Directors and Officers
294-A:21 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation
294-A:22 Merger and Consolidation
294-A:23 Termination of Professional Activities
294-A:24 Involuntary Dissolution
294-A:25 Admission of Foreign Professional Corporations
294-A:26 Application for Certificate of Authority
294-A:27 Revocation of Certificate of Authority
294-A:28 Annual Report
294-A:29 Effect of Incorporation Laws
294-A:30 Application to Existing Corporations
294-A:31 Effect of Repeal of Prior Acts

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 294-A - Professional Corporations

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of these laws, shall mean the section next preceding or following that in which such reference is made, unless some other is expressly designated. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:13
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • month: shall mean a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" shall be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:8
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies corporate and politic as well as to individuals. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:9
  • petition: when used in connection with the equity jurisdiction of the superior court, and referring to a document filed with the court, shall mean complaint, and "petitioner" shall mean plaintiff. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:51
  • real estate: shall include lands, tenements, and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:21
  • state: when applied to different parts of the United States, may extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4