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(1) A dissolved corporation may publish notice of its dissolution and request that persons with claims against the dissolved corporation present them in accordance with the notice.
(2) The notice must:
(i) published one time in a newspaper of general circulation in the county where the dissolved corporation's principal office or, if none in this state, its registered office is or was last located; or
(ii) posted conspicuously for at least 30 consecutive days on the dissolved corporation's website;
(b) describe the information that must be included in a claim and provide a mailing address where the claim may be sent; and
(c) state that a claim against the dissolved corporation will be barred unless a proceeding to enforce the claim is commenced within 3 years after the publication of the notice.
(3) If the dissolved corporation publishes a notice in accordance with subsection (2), the claim of each of the following claimants is barred unless the claimant commences a proceeding to enforce the claim against the dissolved corporation within 3 years after the first publication date of the notice:
(a) a claimant who was not given written notice under 35-14-1406;
(b) a claimant whose claim was timely sent to the dissolved corporation but not acted on by the corporation;
(c) a claimant whose claim is contingent or based on an event occurring after the effective date of dissolution.
(4) A claim that is not barred by 35-14-1406(3) or subsection (3) of this section may be enforced:
(a) against the dissolved corporation to the extent of its undistributed assets; or
(b) except as provided in 35-14-1408(4), if the assets have been distributed in liquidation, against a shareholder of the dissolved corporation to the extent of the shareholder's pro rata share of the claim or the corporate assets distributed to the shareholder in liquidation, whichever is less, but a shareholder's total liability for all claims under this section may not exceed the total amount of assets distributed to the shareholder.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 35. Corporations, Partnerships, and Associations § 35-14-1407. Other claims against dissolved corporations - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-35-corporations-partnerships-and-associations/mt-code-ann-sect-35-14-1407/
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