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Certificate of Formation

By IncNow | Published October 8, 2013

A document filed with the Secretary of State to create a limited liability company (LLC). In Delaware, the Certificate of Formation usually only contains the name of the LLC, name of the organizer, and the name and address of the Registered Agent. This is the grant of authority by the state government to bring the LLC into existence, like a birth certificate. (Sometime referred to as the “Articles of Formation” or the “Articles of Organization”, depending on the state involved)

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