2020 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 602 - Doing Business Under Assumed or Fictitious Name
NRS 602.017 - Limitations on adoption of certain fictitious names; county clerk prohibited from accepting violative certificates.

Universal Citation: NV Rev Stat § 602.017 (2020)

1. No person may adopt any fictitious name which includes "Corporation," "Corp.," "Incorporated" or "Inc." in its title, unless that person is a corporation organized or qualified to do business pursuant to the laws of this State.

2. No person may adopt any fictitious name which includes "Limited-Liability Company," "Limited Liability Company," "Limited Company" or the abbreviation "L.L.C.," "L.C.," "LLC" or "LC" in its title, unless that person is a limited-liability company organized or registered to do business pursuant to the laws of this State.

3. No person may adopt any fictitious name which includes "Business Trust" or the abbreviation "B.T." or "BT" in its title, unless that person is a business trust organized or registered to do business pursuant to the laws of this State.

4. No person may adopt any fictitious name which includes "Professional Corporation" or the abbreviation "Prof. Corp.," "P.C." or "PC" or the word "Chartered" or the abbreviation "Chtd." in its title, unless that person is a professional corporation organized to do business pursuant to the laws of this State.

5. No person may adopt any fictitious name which includes "Professional Association," "Professional Organization" or the abbreviation "Prof. Ass’n" or "Prof. Org." in its title, unless that person is a professional association organized to do business pursuant to the laws of this State.

6. No person may adopt any fictitious name which includes "Limited" or the abbreviation "Ltd." in its title, unless that person is a corporation, limited-liability company, registered limited-liability partnership, limited partnership or professional corporation organized, qualified or registered to do business pursuant to the laws of this State.

7. No person may adopt any fictitious name which imitates or reasonably causes another person to believe the fictitious name is the name of, or a name associated with, a government, governmental agency, political subdivision of a government, federally recognized Indian tribe or nation or any other governmental entity found within this State, another state or the United States.

8. No natural person may adopt any fictitious name which appears to be the name of a natural person unless the name includes an additional word or words which indicate that the fictitious name is not the name of a natural person.

9. No county clerk may accept for filing a certificate which violates any provision of this chapter.

(Added to NRS by 1981, 240; A 2005, 2209; 2017, 626)

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