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Articles of Incorporation
This form includes the statutory minimum for valid Articles of Incorporation in California, available in a downloadable form here
(List the proposed corporate name. Go to name availability for general corporate name requirements and restrictions.)
The name of the corporation is _______________________________________________________________________________________
The purpose of the corporation is to engage in any lawful act or activity for which a corporation may be organized under the General Corporation Law of California other than the banking business, the trust company business or the practice of a profession permitted to be incorporated by the California Corporations Code.
Service of Process
(List a California resident or an active 1505 corporation in California that agrees to be your initial agent to accept service of process in case your corporation is sued. You may list any adult who lives in California. You may not list your own corporation as the agent. Do not list an address if the agent is a 1505 corporation.)
a. Agent’s name: _______________________________________________________________________________________
b. Agent’s address:_______________________________________________________________________________
- Street Address (if agent is not a corporation) City (no abbreviations) State Zip
(List the number of shares the corporation is authorized to issue. Note: Before shares of stock are sold or issued, the corporation must comply with the Corporate Securities Law of 1968 administered by the California Department of Corporations. For more information, go to corp.ca.gov or call the California Department of Corporations at (213) 576-7500.)
This corporation is authorized to issue only one class of shares of stock.
The total number of shares which this corporation is authorized to issue is ___________________________________________ .
This form must be signed by each incorporator. If you need more space, attach extra pages that are 1-sided and on standard letter-sized paper (8 1/2″ x 11″). All attachments are made part of these articles of incorporation.
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