The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2023.
This online version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is primarily maintained for legislative drafting purposes and reflects the version of law that is effective on January 1st of the year following the most recent legislative session. The official version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is published by Thomson Reuters.
A. The name of a domestic professional corporation and of a foreign professional corporation authorized to transact business in this state, in addition to satisfying the requirements of sections 10-401 and 10-1506, shall:
1. Contain the words "professional corporation", "professional association", "service corporation", "limited" or "chartered" or the abbreviation "P.C.", "P.A.", "S.C.", "Ltd.", "Chtd.", "PC", "PA", "SC", "LTD" or "CHTD".
2. Not contain language stating or implying that it is incorporated for a purpose other than that authorized by section 10-2211 and its articles of incorporation.
3. Conform with any rule adopted by the licensing authority having jurisdiction over a professional service described in the corporation's articles of incorporation.
B. Sections 10-401 and 10-1506 do not prevent the use of a name otherwise prohibited by those sections if it is the personal name of a shareholder or former shareholder of the domestic or foreign professional corporation or the name of an individual who was associated with a predecessor of the corporation.