Step Five – Your Business Name

Business NameWhether you are legally structured as a sole proprietor, corporation, limited liablity corporation or partnership, if you plan to operate under a trade name, you need to register your trade name with the Chesterfield County Clerk of the Circuit Court.

You can search online to determine if the name you wish to register is avaiable at the Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Business Name Search.

I will not operate under an assumed or fictitious trade name.

I will operate under an assumed or fictitious trade name and need to register the business name with the Chesterfield County Clerk of the Circuit Court.