Articles of Organization for California Sole Incorporator

Articles of Organization for California

Articles of Organization set forth basic information about a Limited Liability Company including name, purpose, business address and agent for service of process. Once filed with and approved by the California Secretary of State, the Articles of Organization legally create the LLC as a registered business entity.


California Limited Liability Company

Articles of Organization



1. LLC Name: The name of the entity is _________[Proposed Entity Name]_______________.

(The name must include LLC, L.L.C., Limited Liability Company, Limited Liability Co., Ltd. Liability Co. or Ltd. Liability Company; and may not include: bank, trust, trustee, incorporated, inc., corporation, or corp., insurer, or insurance company.)


2. Purpose: The purpose of the limited liability company is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which a limited liability company may be organized under the California Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.


3. Addresses:

a. The LLC’s initial street address is: ________[Initial Street Address, No P.O. Boxes]______.

(Do not list a P.O. Box.)

b. The LLC’s initial mailing address is: ______[Initial Mailing Address, If Different]___________.

(If different from street address.)


4. Agent for Service of Process:

(List a California resident or registered corporate agent that agrees to be your initial agent to accept service of process in the event that your LLC is sued. You may list any adult who lives in California. You may not list an LLC as the agent. If the agent is a California registered corporate agent, do not list the address as the address for service of process is already on file.)


Agent’s Name: _________[Agent’s Name]_____________.

Agent’s Street Address: __________________[Agent’s Street Address]___________________.

(Do not list a P.O. Box.)


5. Management:

The LLC will be managed by (check one):


___ One Manager     ___ More Than One Manager                   ____ All LLC Member(s)



_________________________________                 ________________________________

Organizer’s Signature                                            Organizer’s Printed Name



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