2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 14 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 9A - LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS
ARTICLE 1 - LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS FORMED SINCE FEBRUARY 15, 1952
PART 2 - FORMATION, CANCELLATION, AND AMENDMENT
§ 14-9A-22 - Use of surname of limited partner in partnership name; liability of limited partner if surname improperly used
. Use of surname of limited partner in partnership name; liability of limited partner if surname improperly used
(a) The surname of a limited partner shall not appear in the partnership name, unless:
(1) It is also the surname of a general partner; or
(2) Prior to the time when the limited partner became such, the business had been carried on under a name in which his surname appeared.
(b) A limited partner whose name appears in a partnership name contrary to subsection (a) of this Code section is liable as a general partner to partnership creditors who extend credit to the partnership without actual knowledge that he is not a general partner.
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