Document required to be filed with a designated official, usually the Secretary of State, to legally register a Limited Liability Company (LLC). Since LLCs are governed by state law, the information required to be in the Articles of Organization varies by state, but usually includes the name and address of the business, the primary purpose of the business and the name and address of the business' registered agent.
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A document filed with state authorities (usually the Secretary of State or Division of Corporations, depending on the state) to form a limited liability company (LLC). As required by the general LLC law of the state, the articles normally include the purpose of the LLC, its principal place of business, and the names of its initial members or managers.
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August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm