What is a Registered Agent?
A Registered Agent is a “Third Party” Agent, i.e. a person or company physically located in the state where your company is registered, available to the authorities during business hours and who will accept all documents submitted by the Courts, the Secretary of State, the Department of State and other federal government entities that may need to contact you.
What does a Registered Agent do?
Why is it important to have a registered agent?
Be aware about your company obligations!
Can you be your own Registered Agent?
While you can be your own registered agent, it is typically not recommended. Many states recommend that companies choose third parties to take on this important role. By having someone responsible for receiving all these documents, you can be confident that they will be received. You also do not need to be available from Monday to Friday, during business hours, every day of the year in which it is applicable to receive these documents since as it is a company, it will be open commercially during business days. weekly.
What are the other benefits of having a registered third-party agent?
What if I don’t designate a Registered Agent?
If I designate a Registered Agent, do I have to have a contract with them?
**Remember, the role of Registered Agent is a regularized service and should only be performed by persons or companies that are duly recognized and proven to be resident or established in the state where your company is registered and that is available from Monday to Friday, during business hours to be contacted by any legal authorities i.e. Legal Courts, Government and Federal Entities
Never use a person or company as your Registered Agent without their written consent under contract as this will be treated as a FALSE IDENTITY CRIME AND MORAL DAMAGES, and there will be legal consequences to you and your company, and financial compensation to be paid to the person or company that feels wronged.
Using somebody or a company as your Registered Agent!
Make sure that, before you decide to use somebody like a member of a family, friend or even a Company, make sure you are covered by documents that allow you to use them as your Registered Agent to avoid hard time and lawsuit. Tak to us. Our Customer Service Team are ready to help you with this matter!