Abandonment of use of Fictitious Business Name

How to Apply:


In Office


Application for Statements of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name (PDF) are available here or at the Nevada County Recorders Office. If submitting your form and paying fees at the office, note that we accept cash, checks or credit card with additional fee $2.45.
 

Via Mail


You can get these forms online:
Submit
Once the Applications are complete, print, sign and mail with appropriate fees (See Fee Schedule (PDF)) to:
Nevada County Recorder
950 Maidu Avenue Ste. 210
Nevada City, California 95959

Fees


Fees can be found on Fee Schedule (PDF) or on the Application.

Process


Three Certified copies will be returned once the Abandonment of use of Fictitious Business Name is filed.
All Abandonment of use of Fictitious Business Name will be required to:
  • Publish the Abandonment of use of Fictitious Business Name in a newspaper of general circulation, once a week for four consecutive weeks, with the first publication occurring within 30 days of the filing date.
  • Newspapers have cut off dates, so you will want to deliver your Abandonment of use of Fictitious Business Name to the newspaper as soon as possible or call them to verify what their cut off date is. If you do not begin publication within 30 days of the filing date, a new Abandonment of use of Fictitious Business Name must be filed and published.

More Information


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