2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 14 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 2 - BUSINESS CORPORATIONS
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
PART 2 - FILING DOCUMENTS
§ 14-2-128 - Certificate of existence
. Certificate of existence
(a) Any person may apply to the Secretary of State to furnish a certificate of existence for a domestic corporation or a certificate of authorization for a foreign corporation.
(b) A certificate of existence or authorization sets forth:
(1) The domestic corporation's corporate name or the foreign corporation's corporate name used in this state;
(2) That the domestic corporation is duly incorporated under the law of this state and the date of its incorporation, or that the foreign corporation is authorized to transact business in this state;
(3) That its most recent annual registration required by Code Section 14-2-1622
has been delivered to the Secretary of State; and
(4) That articles of dissolution have not been filed.
(c) Subject to any qualification stated in the certificate, a certificate of existence or authorization issued by the Secretary of State may be relied upon as prima-facie evidence that the domestic or foreign corporation is in existence or is authorized to transact business in this state.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer