Glossary Terms

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Registered Agent

An entity appointed by the company to receive and forward service of process and other government documents, such as franchise tax reports, to the client. This appointment is required by statute.

Registered Office

The address wherein the Registered Agent will receive and forward documents on behalf of the client. Does not need to be, and usually is not, the Principal Place of Business.


The act of reinstating a Void or Forfeited company by paying all back taxes and penalties, and appointing a Registered Agent going forward.


The act of filing formal documents to renew an inoperative or forfeited charter.


A document that memorializes the decisions made and actions authorized by a board of directors or the shareholders, or the members of an LLC.

Restated Certificate of Formation

Official document issued by the Secretary of State that allows an LLC to restate its Certificate of Formation to reflect all amendments that had been filed in the past.


Same as Renewal.


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