Me and my partner currently have an llc with dba. We changed llc names, how can we transfer the dba?

Jeffrey Lippman ∙ May 24, 2019

This can vary by State so I recommend your set up a consult with your LegalZoom provider firm. Generally, if your DBA was registered with the State, you can prepare an Assignment document from the former entity to the new LLC and then amend the DBA registration with the State. If you merely changed your LLC's name and did not create a new LLC, you may not need to do anything. All assets and ownership remain the same. You can file an amendment with the state agency if you like.

Jeffrey Lippman's offices are located in Leesburg, Virginia. Mr. Lippman is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland, and his comments may only apply to those jurisdictions. If your question applies to a different jurisdiction you should check with an attorney in that jurisdiction. The information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Answering this question does not in any way constitute legal representation and any information you provide is not protected by attorney-client privilege.


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