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Registered Agent Services

For your business to receive notice of lawsuits (service of process) and important state papers, your business must appoint a registered agent - also known as statutory agent - in each state where you are doing business. See the latest updates on registered agent services, including state-by-state updates on registered agent requirements.


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Texas - Registered Office

U.S. Energy Management Inc. v. JRB International L.P., 2017 Tex. App. LEXIS 374 (4/26/2017). The Texas appellate court ruled that a corporation that listed its business address as its registered office, and then failed to update the Secretary of State’s records when the business moved, was not entitled to a bill of review of the default judgment issued against it.

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Selecting Your Company's Registered Agent

When selecting your Registered Agent, look for a company that provides expert service and professional guidance on every aspect of business compliance. Every s

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Registered Agents and Annual Reports: Essential Elements of Good Standing

Good standing can be lost by failing to maintain a registered agent or file annual reports, don't fall behind with CT.

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Case Study: Individual Registered Agent’s Lack of Knowledge Results in Default Judgment

A recent California case illustrates the importance of appointing a registered agent who fully understands the obligations involved. An individual registered agent thought that his obligation to notify stakeholders of a lawsuit ended when the company dissolved. He was wrong and the default judgment entered against the company was upheld on appeal.

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Worksheet - How to Identify the Right Registered Agent

Your choice of a registered agent impacts how you run and grow your business. For small and midsized businesses, the most important factors are service, pricing, expertise, security, and the ability to serve you throughout the lifecycle of your business. Our worksheet details 10 criteria to keep in mind as you focus your search for the right registered agent.

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