1604.07(d) Changes of Legal Entity
A change in the state of incorporation is a change of legal entity, creating a new party.
The death of a partner, or other change in the membership of a partnership, creates a change in legal entity unless the partnership agreement provides for continuation of the partnership and the relevant state law permits this.
A merger of companies into a new company normally constitutes a change of legal entity.
Affidavits or declarations may be accepted from trustees, executors, administrators, and the like, when supported by a court order or other evidence of the person’s authority to act on behalf of the present owner. If there is a court order, a copy of the order should be submitted.