Nebraska Revised Statute 67-234

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67-234. Limited partnership name.

The name of each limited partnership as set forth in its certificate of limited partnership:

(1) Shall contain the words limited partnership or limited or the abbreviations L.P. or Ltd.;

(2) May not contain the name of a limited partner unless (i) it is also the name of a general partner, the corporate name of a corporate general partner, or the company name of a limited liability company general partner, (ii) the business of the limited partnership had been carried on under that name before the admission of that limited partner, or (iii) the use of the name of a limited partner in the name of the limited partnership is merely coincidental and not intended to mislead the public to believe that such limited partner is a general partner;

(3) Shall not be the same as or deceptively similar to, upon the records in the office of the Secretary of State, a trade name registered in this state pursuant to sections 87-208 to 87-219.01;

(4) Shall not be the same as or deceptively similar to, upon the records in the office of the Secretary of State, any other business entity name registered or on file with the Secretary of State pursuant to Nebraska law, except that a limited partnership may register under any name which is deceptively similar to, upon the records in the office of the Secretary of State, a business entity name registered or on file with the Secretary of State pursuant to Nebraska law with the consent of the other business entity or with the transfer of such name by the other business entity, which written consent or transfer shall be filed with the Secretary of State; and

(5) May contain the following words or abbreviations of like import: Company; association; club; foundation; fund; institute; society; union; syndicate; or trust.

Source

    Laws 1981, LB 272, § 2;
    Laws 1989, LB 482, § 7;
    Laws 1993, LB 121, § 401;
    Laws 1997, LB 44, § 10;
    Laws 2003, LB 464, § 7;
    Laws 2011, LB462, § 5.