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Asked on: 11/28/12, 3:27 pm

Can an entity that is NOT a corporation registered with the Secretary of State own property?

I'm suing a corporation, and found out that the business property is held in the name of the (unofficial, NOT registered) DBA. Is this legal?

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Answered on: 11/28/12, 4:26 pm by Glenn M. Lyon, Esq.

Unless the company is some form of limited partnership, any entity is registered with the Secretary of State. A trade name (dba) is not a separate entity, but a trade name that should be registered with the local superior court.

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