§ 56:1-1 Filing names of members of firm or partnerships; requirements; appointment by nonresidents of county clerk as attorney for service of process
§ 56:1-2 Certificates of true names when assumed names used; contents; filing; appointment by nonresidents of county clerk as attorney for service of process
§ 56:1-2.1 Service of process on county clerk
§ 56:1-2.2 County clerk’s duties when served as attorney
§ 56:1-3 Index of certificates; filing fees; copies as evidence
§ 56:1-4 Violations of sections 56:1-1 or 56:1-2; misdemeanor
§ 56:1-5 Corporations or partnerships not affected
§ 56:1-6 Recording dissolution of partnership
§ 56:1-7 Place and manner of recording dissolution of partnership; fees

Terms Used In New Jersey Statutes > Title 56 > Chapter 1

  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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: includes corporations, companies, associations, societies, firms, partnerships and joint stock companies as well as individuals, unless restricted by the context to an individual as distinguished from a corporate entity or specifically restricted to one or some of the above enumerated synonyms and, when used to designate the owner of property which may be the subject of an offense, includes this State, the United States, any other State of the United States as defined infra and any foreign country or government lawfully owning or possessing property within this State. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • State: extends to and includes any State, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia and the Canal Zone. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2
  • sworn: includes "affirmed. See New Jersey Statutes 1:1-2