Instructions: Statement of Trade Name of a Domestic Limited Partnership

Use these instructions when completing a Statement of Trade Name of a Domestic Limited Partnership pursuant to § 7-90-701 and Part 3 of Article 90 of Title 7 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.). The required form/cover sheet must be used when filing the document. Mistakes may have legal consequences: review the information provided carefully. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office cannot provide legal advice. Questions should be addressed to the user’s legal, business or tax advisor(s). Only provide information that is required or permitted to be included in the document.  Information included in the document must be in English, typewritten or machine printed, and must state the name and address of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for filing. In order to obtain a copy of the filed document or access additional information, including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), visit our Web site, www.sos.state.co.us.

 

Instructions

Note:  Certain information may be pre-filled on this form. If pre-filled information can be highlighted and deleted, it can be changed on the form. If not, the appropriate form must be separately submitted for filing to change or correct the information. Fields that are pre-filled and cannot be changed will be noted below.

ID Number:  The ID Number field will be pre-filled with the 11-digit number assigned to the record for the limited partnership by the Colorado Secretary of State.  The ID Number cannot be changed.

True Name:  The True Name field will be pre-filled with the name of the limited partnership exactly as such name is recorded by the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.  The true name cannot be changed on a Statement of Trade Name form.

Form of Entity:  The Form of Entity field will be pre-filled with “DLP”, which is an abbreviation of “domestic limited partnership”.  The form of entity cannot be changed on a Statement of Trade Name form.

Jurisdiction:  The Jurisdiction field will be pre-filled with “CO”. The jurisdiction cannot be changed on a Statement of Trade Name form.

Usual Place of Business Street Address:  Provide the street name and number, including the suite, unit or apartment number, if applicable. The city, state, and zip code must also be provided. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.

Example: 123 N. Main Street, Apt 101
               Denver, Colorado 80202

Mailing Address:  If the mailing address is different than the street address, or mail cannot be delivered to the street address, provide the address, including the city, state and zip code, where mail is to be delivered. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.

Example:  P.O. Box 854
                Lakewood, Colorado 80228

Statement Regarding Registered Agent Consent: The statement regarding registered agent consent is required by § 7-90-701 (3), C.R.S.  The registered agent must consent to being appointed as the registered agent for the limited partnership. 

Registered Agent Name:  The Registered Agent Name field will be pre-filled with the information, if any, on record with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.  If a name is not pre-filled, or is pre-filled with incorrect information, provide the name of the limited partnership’s registered agent.  A registered agent must be an individual age 18 years or older whose primary residence or usual place of business is in Colorado, a domestic entity having a usual place of business in Colorado, or a foreign entity authorized to transact business or conduct activities in Colorado that has a usual place of business in Colorado.  If the limited partnership has a usual place of business in Colorado, it may serve as its own registered agent.  For legal authority, refer to § 7-90-701, C.R.S.

Registered Agent Street Address:  The Registered Agent Street Address field will be pre-filled with the information, if any, on record with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.  If the address is not pre-filled, or is pre-filled with incorrect information, provide the street name and number, including the suite, unit or apartment number, if applicable, of the registered agent’s street address.  The city and zip code must also be provided.  This address may be the address of the registered agent’s primary residence in Colorado or usual place of business in Colorado if the registered agent is an individual, or of the usual place of business in Colorado if the registered agent is an entity.  The street address must be a physical address in Colorado and cannot be a post office box.

Registered Agent Mailing Address:  The Registered Agent Mailing Address field will be pre-filled with the information, if any, on record with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.  If the address is not pre-filled, or is pre-filled with incorrect information, and the registered agent’s mailing address is different from the registered agent’s street address, or mail cannot be delivered to the street address, provide an address in Colorado where mail may be delivered.

Delete Registered Agent Mailing Address:  If a registered agent mailing address was pre-filled but is now the same as the registered agent street address or is no longer required, select “Yes”.  Selecting “Yes” will result in mail being delivered to the registered agent street address.

Principal Office Street Address:  The Principal Office Street Address field will be pre-filled with the information, if any, on record with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. If the address is not pre-filled, or is pre-filled with incorrect information, provide the street name and number, including the suite, unit or apartment number, if applicable, of the limited partnership’s principal office street address. The city, state, and zip code must also be provided. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.

Example: 123 N. Main Street, Apt 101
               Denver, Colorado 80202

Principal Office Mailing Address:  The Principal Office Mailing Address field will be pre-filled with the information, if any, on record with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office. If the address is not pre-filled, or is pre-filled with incorrect information, and the mailing address is different than the street address, or mail cannot be delivered to the street address, provide the address, including the city, state and zip code where mail is to be delivered. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.

Example:  P.O. Box 854
                Lakewood, Colorado 80228

Delete Principal Office Mailing Address:  If a principal office mailing address was pre-filled but is now the same as the principal office street address or is no longer required, select “Yes”.  Selecting “Yes” will result in mail being delivered to the principal office street address.

Trade Name:  Provide the name, other than the limited partnership’s true name, that the limited partnership uses in conducting business.

Type of Business: Briefly describe the type of business transacted or activities conducted using the trade name.

Delayed Effective Date (optional):  The effective date of this document may be delayed up to 90 days after filing with the Colorado Secretary of State.  The delayed effective date may specify a particular time of day. If no time of day is specified, the default time is twelve midnight on that date. Mountain Time controls the filing date and time. For legal authority, refer to § 2-4-109 and § 7-90-304, C.R.S.

Additional Information:  Select the “No” button if no additional information will be attached.  Select the “Yes” button if additional information is permitted or required by law to be included in the document.  After selecting “Submit” at the bottom of the online form, the Manage Attachments page will appear and allow for the attachment of the additional information as a plain text or PDF document.

Individual Causing Delivery:   Provide the last name and first name of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for filing. A middle name and suffix are optional. The mailing address, including the city, state and zip code, must be provided. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and, if applicable, the province. The names and addresses of additional individuals causing the document to be filed may be provided in an attachment.  Pursuant to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S., each individual causing the document to be filed is responsible for complying with the applicable statutes.

Example:  Smith, John
                123 N. Main St., Apt 101
                Denver, Colorado 80122

Notice:  This section describes the legal authority for filing this document. Refer to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S. for more information.

Disclaimer:  These instructions, and the related form/cover sheet, are not intended to provide legal, business or tax advice, and are offered as a public service without representation or warranty.  While the related form is believed to satisfy minimum legal requirements as of its revision date, compliance with applicable law, as the same may be amended from time to time, remains the responsibility of the user of this form.  Questions should be addressed to the user’s attorney.