Use these instructions when completing a Statement
of Trade Name of an Estate, a Trust, a State or an Other Jurisdiction pursuant
to § 7-71-103 and Part 3 of Article 90 of Title
7 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.). The required form/cover sheet must
be used when filing the document. Mistakes may have legal consequences: review
the information provided carefully. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office
cannot provide legal advice. Questions should be addressed to the user’s legal,
business or tax advisor(s). Only provide information that is required or
permitted to be included in the document.
Information included in the document must be in English, typewritten or
machine printed, and must state the name and address of at least one individual
causing the document to be delivered for filing. In order to obtain a copy of
the filed document or access additional information, including Frequently Asked
Questions (FAQs), visit our Web site, www.sos.state.co.us.
Jurisdiction Selection: Select the appropriate button
to identify whether the person using the trade name is an estate, a trust, a
state, or a jurisdiction other than a state.
True Name: Provide the true name of the estate, trust, state or
jurisdiction other than a state.
Usual Place of Business Street
Address: Provide the street name and
number, including the suite, unit or apartment number, if applicable. The city,
state, and zip code must also be provided. Any address outside of the United
States must include the country and, if applicable, the province.
123 N. Main Street,
Address: If the mailing address is
different than the street address, or mail cannot be delivered to the street
address, provide the address, including the city, state and zip code where mail
is to be delivered. Any address outside of the United States must include the
country and, if applicable, the province.
Trade Name: Provide the name, other than the true name of the
estate, trust, state or other jurisdiction, that is used in conducting business.
Type of Business: Briefly describe the type of business that will be
transacted or the activities that will be conducted using the trade name.
Delayed Effective Date (optional): The effective date of this
document may be delayed up to 90 days after filing with the Colorado Secretary
of State. The delayed effective date may
specify a particular time of day. If no time of day is specified, the default
time is twelve midnight on that date. Mountain Time controls the filing date
and time. For legal authority, refer to § 2-4-109 and § 7-90-304, C.R.S.
Additional Information: Select
the “No” button if no additional information will be attached. Select the
“Yes” button if additional information is permitted or required by law to be
included in the document. After selecting “Submit” at the bottom of the
online form, the Manage Attachments page will appear and allow for the
attachment of the additional information as a plain text or PDF document.
Causing Delivery: Provide the last name and first
name of at least one individual causing the document to be delivered for
filing. A middle name and suffix are optional. The mailing address, including
the city, state and zip code, must be provided. Any address outside of the United States must include the country and,
if applicable, the province. The names and addresses of additional individuals causing the document
to be filed may be provided in an attachment.
Pursuant to § 7-90-301.5, C.R.S., each
individual causing the document to be filed is responsible for complying with
the applicable statutes.
Example: Smith, John
123 N. Main St.,
Notice: This section describes the legal authority
for filing this document. Refer to § 7-90-301.5,
C.R.S. for more information.
instructions, and the related form/cover sheet, are not intended to provide
legal, business or tax advice, and are offered as a public service without
representation or warranty. While the
related form is believed to satisfy minimum legal requirements as of its
revision date, compliance with applicable law, as the same may be amended from
time to time, remains the responsibility of the user of this form. Questions should be addressed to the user’s