Louisiana Domestic Partnership Registration Form
Louisiana Domestic Partnership Registration.pdf Attach the $100 fee and complete the form to create a domestic partnership with the Louisiana Secretary of State. Send to: Commercial Division PO Box 94
TOM SCHEDLER SECRETARY OF STATE
STATE OF LOUISIANA
SECRETARY OF STATE
TRANSMITTAL INFORMATION For All Business Filings
(225) 932-5317 Administrative Services
(225) 932-5314 Corporations
(225) 932-5318 UCC
Business Name (List exactly as it appears in documents)
Name of person filing document (evidence of filing will be mailed to this person, at address below)
City State Zip Code
Daytime phone number
Fax number Email address
NOTE: Louisiana Law requires all Louisiana notaries to print or type their name and notary or bar roll number on the document.
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 94125, Baton Rouge, LA * 70804-9125
Office Location: 8585 Archives Ave., Baton Rouge, LA * 70809
Web Site Address: www.sos.la.gov
SS984 Rev. 09/11
|Tom SchedlerSecretary of State||LOUISIANA PARTNERSHIP REGISTRATION FORM
|Enclose $100.00 filing feeMake remittance payable toSecretary of StateDo Not Send Cash||Return to: Commercial DivisionP.O. Box 94125Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125Phone (225) 925-4704
Web Site: www.sos.la.gov
|CHECK ONE: ( ) Original Filing ( ) Amendment
Current Partnership Name: Previous Partnership Name: Louisiana municipal address of principal place of business:
Effective date of contract: Telephone ( )
Month, Day, Year
Name and municipal address of each partner: (Attach addendum if needed) Name
Address Name Address Name Address
Signature, Title and Telephone of person completing form Date
SS342 Rev. 09/11 (see instructions on back)
INSTRUCTIONS AND LOUISIANA PARTNERSHIP REGISTRY LAW
1. Attach a multiple original signed by all partners or a notarized copy of the partnership contract or amendment.
2. A copy of the contract of partnership certified by the Secretary of State, shall be filed with recorder of mortgages of the parish in which the partnership maintains its principal place of business.
3. This registration does not serve as a trade name registration.
The contract of partnership or a multiple original thereof, duly executed by the partners, or a certified copy thereof, or statements submitted by foreign partnerships in accordance with R.S. 9:3421, et seq. shall be filed for registry with the Secretary of State in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter to affect third persons as provided by Civil Code Articles
2806 and 2841 or when the parties choose to comply with the provisions of this Chapter.
3403. Contract of Partnership: required content
A contract of partnership filed for registry with the Secretary of State shall contain the name of the partnership, the municipal address of its principal place of business in this state, and the name and municipal address of each partner, including partners in commendam, if any.
3404. Contract amendment
An amendment to a contract of partnership shall be filed for registry in the same manner as an original contract of partnership. Until filed for registry, such amendment shall not be effective as to third persons. An amendment to a contract of partnership that is not registered with the Secretary of State shall be accompanied by an original copy of the contract of partnership or a certified copy, and all previous amendments.
3405. Registration; endorsement; issuance of certificate; effect
When all fees have been paid, the Secretary of State shall register the contract of partnership, or multiple original, or a certified copy or the statement of a foreign partnership, in the Central Registry for Contracts of Partnership created for that purpose, endorse on all documents delivered the month, day, year and hour of filing, and shall issue a certificate of registry certifying that the contract of partnership or statement of the partnership is filed and registered. The certificate of registry shall be conclusive evidence of due registration. A contract, statement or amendment that is duly registered is deemed registered as of the time of filing.
3406. Recorder of mortgages; filings
A multiple original of the contract of partnership or a copy certified by the Secretary of State and a copy of the certificate of registry shall be filed for registry with the recorder of mortgages of the parish in which the partnership maintains its principal place of business. Failure to file these documents with the recorder of mortgages as provided by this Section shall not affect the title of immovable property as being in the partnership or the status of a partner in commendam or a limited partner.
3407. Delivery in advance of effective date
Prior to its effective date, a contract of partnership or a statement of a foreign partnership may be delivered to the Secretary of State for filing and registration on any specified month, day, year and hour on or before the thirtieth day after the day of delivery.
3408. Filing within five days of execution; effect
A contract of partnership or a statement of a foreign partnership filed for registry with the Secretary of State within five days of execution exclusive of legal holidays, is deemed filed for registry on the month, day, year and hour of execution.
Section 2. The provisions of the Act shall not divest already vested rights or impair the obligation of contracts in existence on the effective date of this Act.
The provisions of this Act shall apply to all partnerships, whether created prior to, on, or subsequent to the effective date of this Act; provided that the lack of compliance with the provisions of this Act shall not affect the ownership of immovable property owned by the partnership on the effective date of this Act or limitations in existence on the effective date of this Act on the liability of partners in commendam, or limited partners.