Fictitious Business Name Withdrawal from Partnership

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

Yes. Please refer to the Clerk-Recorder's Fee Schedule.

What is the process?

Step 1: Submit Withdrawal From Partnership

To withdrawal from a Partnership under a Fictitious Business Name in the County of San Luis Obispo can be completed one of three ways:

  1. Online via the Self-Service Portal to submit the information.   After submitting your information online, the registrant must come into one of our offices to complete the process within 30 days. Valid identification required.

  1. In-person at one of the Clerk-Recorder's Office in San Luis Obispo or Atascadero.

If you are the registrant: When you arrive, use one of our kiosk computers in the lobby to fill out your application, then proceed to the counter to electronically sign the application and show valid identification.

If you are not the registrant:  When you arrive, use one of our kiosk computers in the lobby to fill out the application, then proceed to the counter to show valid identification. You must present an original Withdrawal from a Partnership Statement signed by the registrant.

 

  1. By mail via the application. Mail the completed form to the Clerk Recorder’s Office at the address below. Must be accompanied with the appropriate fee.

          Mail completed form to:

County of San Luis Obispo Clerk-Recorder

1055 Monterey Street, Suite D120

San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Step 2: Publish statement of withdrawal from the partnership

After filing the Statement of Withdrawal from the Partnership operating under a Fictitious Business Name with Clerk-Recorder's Office, it must be published once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the County of San Luis Obispo. The first publication must commence within thirty (30) days of filing the Statement of Withdrawal from the Partnership.

Step 3: Proof of Publication

The newspaper will provide proof of publication to the County of San Luis Obispo Clerk-Recorder upon completion.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available anytime throughout the year by mail, online, or in-person at the Clerk-Recorder Office in San Luis Obispo or Atascadero during regular business hours except during County observed holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Clerk-Recorder San Luis Obispo Office

Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

1055 Monterey Street Suite D120 San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5080

Fax: (805) 781-1111

Clerk-Recorder North County Office

Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm

6565 Capistrano Avenue 2nd Floor Atascadero Library Atascadero, CA 93422

Tel: (805) 461-6041

Fax: (805) 461-6044

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to make an appointment to file?

You do not need to make an appointment to file a Statement of Withdrawal from a Partnership under a Fictitious Business Name. This service is available throughout the year during regular business hours except during County observed holidays.

How do I search Fictitious Business Names filed with the County of San Luis Obispo?

Use the link below to search the fictitious business name index which includes the business and registrant name(s), filing number, filing date, and expiration date. You may also search the index at our San Luis Obispo and Atascadero offices.

Who is required to complete the Withdrawal From Partnership?

The withdrawing party must execute the Withdrawal from Partnership Statement.