§ 66-71.1 Short title
§ 66-71.2 Statement of purpose
§ 66-71.3 Definitions
§ 66-71.4 Filing of certificate; exception
§ 66-71.5 Contents of certificate
§ 66-71.6 Execution of certificate
§ 66-71.7 Amendment of certificate
§ 66-71.8 Withdrawal of assumed business name
§ 66-71.9 Secretary of State to maintain a centralized, statewide database of assumed business name information
§ 66-71.10 Register of deeds to index certificates; transmission of data to central database
§ 66-71.11 Forms
§ 66-71.12 Effect of filing certificate
§ 66-71.13 Copy of certificate prima facie evidence
§ 66-71.14 Consequences of signing false certificate or violating Article
§ 66-71.15 Expiration of certificates filed under Article 14; transition provisions

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 66 > Article 14A - Assumed Business Name Act

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • 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.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.