9501 W. 144th Place, Suite 205, Orland Park, IL 60462
Call Us708-448-8141
Sosin, Arnold & Schoenbeck Ltd.
9501 W. 144th Place, Suite 205, Orland Park, IL 60462
Call Us708-448-8141

Registered Agent Services in Illinois

Chicago Registered Agent Services Attorneys

Experienced Attorneys Providing Registered Agent Services to Businesses

At Sosin, Arnold & Schoenbeck Ltd., we proudly serve as registered agents for businesses of all types. We appreciate that the role of a registered agent is important in protecting your company and your investment. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you build a viable, profitable business, and we will remain at your side every step of the way.

The accomplished lawyers at our law firm have more than 100 years of combined legal experience. We have helped hundreds of fledgling businesses and entrepreneurs by providing sound, responsible legal advice and representation in all aspects of business formation and operations. Our approach is simple: we develop long-term working relationships with our clients, allowing us to become intimately familiar with their needs, wishes, and professional objectives. This gives us unparalleled insight and the ability to provide customized legal services that meet and exceed our clients' expectations.

Registered Agents

Illinois law requires corporations, limited liability companies, and certain other business entities formed in Illinois or authorized to do business in the state to designate a registered agent for the entity based in Illinois. When you are looking to start a business, you must include your registered agent's name and address in your Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Organization, or other business formation documents to be submitted to the Illinois Secretary of State.

A registered agent serves as the primary point of contact between the company and any other entity that would need to send important documents to the company, including state and federal governmental agencies. Registered agents are responsible for receiving paperwork such as:

  • Service of process documents regarding disputes and possible litigation;
  • Tax documents;
  • Annual report forms; and
  • Wage garnishment notices.

Aside from ensuring the foregoing communications are properly received and that you are promptly made aware of them, as part of our registered agent services, we take custody of, and manage, a business’ corporate minute book, prepare consents or minutes for all requisite meetings required to be held by boards or committees of the entity, and handle the preparation of the entity’s annual report to the Illinois Secretary of State. These services help ensure that the company remains in good standing with the State of Illinois and helps prevent a lapse in organizational documentation from threatening any limited liability shield the entity may provide to its owners.

Business Lawyers Dedicated to Helping Your Company Grow

Generally, a business owner may designate himself or herself as the registered agent for the business. Many of our clients choose to name our attorneys as the registered agents of their businesses for several reasons. As a business law firm with a fully-staffed office, we have staff available to accept service of court documents and other notices we may receive as registered agents. We employ processes and procedures to ensure our clients are promptly made aware of any such documents we receive. As we often serve as general counsel for our business clients, many of our clients prefer that we are the first ones to receive and review any such notices served on their businesses.

At Sosin, Arnold & Schoenbeck Ltd., we provide more than just legal services to our clients. We are also trusted advisors committed to helping business owners succeed. To learn more about enlisting our firm to serve as a registered agent for your company, contact our office at 708-448-8141.

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