Corp. Code §18210. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process

California Corporations Code  >   Title 3. Unincorporated Associations  >   Part 1. General Provisions  >   Chapter 4. Designation of Agent for Service of Process   >   Corp. Code §18210. Resignation of Agent for Service of Process
 (a) An agent designated by an unincorporated association for the service of process may deliver to the Secretary of State, on a form prescribed by the Secretary of State for filing, a signed and acknowledged written statement of resignation as an agent for service of process containing the name of the unincorporated association and Secretary of State’s file number of the unincorporated association, the name of the resigning agent for service of process, and a statement that the agent is resigning. The resignation is effective when filed. The Secretary of State shall mail or otherwise provide written notice of the filing to the unincorporated association at its address set out in the statement filed by the association.
 (b) An unincorporated association may at any time file with the Secretary of State a revocation of a designation of an agent for service of process on a form prescribed by the Secretary of State containing the name of the unincorporated association and Secretary of State’s file number for the unincorporated association, the name of the agent whose designation to accept service of process in being revoked and a statement that the unincorporated association has revoked the designation to accept service of process. The revocation is effective when filed.
 (c) Notwithstanding subdivisions (a) and (b), service made on an agent designated by an unincorporated association for service of process in the manner provided in subdivision (e) of Section 18200 is effective if made within 30 days after the statement of resignation or the revocation is filed with the Secretary of State.
 (d) The resignation of an agent may be effective if, on a form prescribed by the Secretary of State containing the name of the unincorporated association and Secretary of State’s file number for the unincorporated association and the name of the agent for service of process, the agent disclaims having been properly appointed as the agent.
 (e) The Secretary of State may destroy or otherwise dispose of any resignation filed pursuant to this section after a new form is filed pursuant to Section 18200 replacing the agent for service of process that has resigned. [2014]

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