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Registered Agent Legal Responsibilities

The main legal responsibility of a registered agent is to simply be available during designated times to receive legal documents and documents from the government.

Allow your registered agent to receive most, if not all, of your corporation’s tax and legal documents. This means that these annual documents are being directed to professionals who will know how to route them and who can alert you to new legislation that may affect your company.

Why Hire Us

Many businesses choose to use a registered agent to receive service of process, rather than relying on a person within the company. A registered agent will also be better able than an in-house employee to keep abreast of changes in corporate related legislation and to notify the company accordingly.

Registered Agents are Required in most States

Understand that most states require corporations and limited liability companies to maintain a registered agent within the state.

Registered Agent Legal Responsibilities

Know that the main purpose of a registered agent is to receive subpoenas and suits served on your business. Many companies operate in a number of states without being headquartered there, and the state in which you do business wants to make sure you can be served with service of process if need be.

Feel confident that you are receiving important documents on time when you employ our law firm to act as your registered agent.

Understand that we will take a certain amount of worry from your shoulders, allowing you to focus on building your company.

Tips & Warnings

  • A typical agent’s rates are usually quite affordable.
  • One of the perks of having a registered agent like us is that we can route documents to you in a timely manner. Important papers will normally be forwarded to you within hours.
  • Visit the Business.gov Web site to learn more about legal requirements for U.S. businesses.
  • Don’t try to save money by having an in-house employee take care of an agent’s legal responsibilities. You may end up paying more in the long run if you misfile a necessary document.
  • You can be penalized for not retaining a registered agent in your state if you transact business in the state.