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2004 Florida Statutes

Formation; certificate of limited partnership.
Section 620.108, Florida Statutes 2004

620.108  Formation; certificate of limited partnership.--

(1)  In order to form a limited partnership, a certificate of limited partnership must be executed and filed with the Department of State. The certificate must set forth:

(a)  The name of the limited partnership.

(b)  The address of the office and the name and address of the agent for service of process required to be maintained by s. 620.105

(c)  The name and the business address of each general partner. Each general partner that is a legal or commercial entity and not an individual must be organized or otherwise registered with the Department of State as required by law, must maintain an active status, and must not be dissolved, revoked, or withdrawn.

(d)  A mailing address for the limited partnership.

(e)  The latest date upon which the limited partnership is to dissolve.

(f)  Any other matters the general partners determine to include therein.

An affidavit declaring the amount of the capital contributions of the limited partners and the amount anticipated to be contributed by the limited partners must accompany the certificate of limited partnership.

(2)  A limited partnership is formed at the time of the filing of the certificate of limited partnership with the department or at any later time specified in the certificate of limited partnership if, in either case, there has been substantial compliance with the requirements of this section.

History.--s. 8, ch. 86-263; s. 80, ch. 93-281; s. 16, ch. 95-242.