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CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE CONVERSION INFORMATION A domestic (California) stock corporation (Corp) can convert into a California other business entity; a California limited liability company (LLC), limited partnership (LP) or general partnership (GP) can convert into a California or foreign other business entity; and a foreign business entity can convert into a California Corp, LLC, LP or registered GP if the conversion is permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction of the foreign business entity. (California Corporations Code commencing with Sections 1150, 15677.1, 15911.01, 16901 and 17540.1.) Note: A California Corp cannot convert to a foreign entity. The following table identifies the correct document or form to be used and the fee required based on the specific type of conversion: Document/Form Articles of Incorporation containing a s

CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE CONVERSION INFORMATION
A domestic (California) stock corporation (Corp) can convert into a California other business entity; a California limited liability company (LLC), limited partnership (LP) or general partnership (GP) can convert into a California or foreign other business entity; and a foreign business entity can convert into a California Corp, LLC, LP or registered GP if the conversion is permitted under the laws of the jurisdiction of the foreign business entity. (California Corporations Code commencing with Sections 1150, 15677.1, 15911.01, 16901 and 17540.1.) Note: A California Corp cannot convert to a foreign entity. The following table identifies the correct document or form to be used and the fee required based on the specific type of conversion: Document/Form
Articles of Incorporation containing a statement of conversion. Article samples are available for the following conversions:


Converting Entity

Converted Entity

Filing Fee

Converting from a California LLC Converting from a California LP Converting from a California GP Converting from a Foreign Entity

California LLC, LP or GP; or Foreign Corp, LLC, LP, GP or Other Business Entity

California Corp

$150

Limited Liability Company Articles of Organization Conversion


Form LLC-1A

California Corp, LP, GP; or Foreign Corp, LLC, LP, GP or Other Business Entity California Corp, LLC, GP; or Foreign Corp, LLC, LP, GP or Other Business Entity California Corp, LLC, LP; or Foreign Corp, LLC, LP or Other Business Entity California Corp, LLC, LP; or Foreign Corp, LLC, LP or Other Business Entity California LLC, LP, or Registered California GP

California LLC

$150 if California Corp involved; $70 for all others

Certificate of Limited Partnership Conversion


California LP

$150 if California Corp involved; $70 for all others

Form LP-1A

General Partnership Statement of Partnership Authority - Conversion


Registered GP

$150 if California Corp involved; $70 for all others $150 if California Corp involved; $30 for all others

Form GP-1A

Certificate of Conversion


Non-registered GP

Form CONV-1A

Foreign Entity

$30

The following table clarifies the signature requirements for specific types of conversion filings: Converting Entity
California Corp

Signatories
Executed and acknowledged by the chairman of the board, the president or any vice president AND the secretary, the chief financial officer, the treasurer or any assistant secretary or assistant treasurer. (California Corporations Code section 1155(b).) Executed and acknowledged by all the managers, unless a lesser number is provided in the articles of organization or the operating agreement. (California Corporations Code section 17540.6(b).) Executed and acknowledged by all general partners, unless a lesser number is provided in the certificate of limited partnership. (California Corporations Code section 15677.6(b) or 15911.06(b).) Note: Signing a document on behalf of a converting LP that is subject to the Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 2008 constitutes an affirmation under penalty of perjury that the facts stated in the document are true. (California Corporations Code section 15902.08(b).) Executed by at least two partners. (California Corporations Code section 16105(c).) According to the laws of the foreign jurisdiction.

California LLC

California LP

California GP Foreign Entity

CONVERSION INFORMATION (REV 01/2008)

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