types of Delaware partnerships - general partnership vs. limited liability partnership

The Difference Between the Three Types of Partnerships

If you're looking to form a partnership in the state of Delaware, it's important to choose the correct type of partnership for your business needs.

When forming a partnership using our easy online ordering form, you will find that there is a drop down menu with three partnership types to choose from. Let's take a look at each type of...
Series LLCs: Explained

Series LLCs: Explained

What is a Series LLC?

A Delaware series limited liability company is an LLC that essentially acts as an umbrella with other LLC's operating under it.

Series LLCs are a newer entity type and are not available in all states. In fact, Delaware was the first state to make Series LLCs available as an entity type option.

Types of Series LLCs...

how to change the name of an LLC or corporation

How to Change the Name of Your LLC or Corporation

Changing the name of your LLC or corporation can seem overwhelming. If you've been operating with one name for an extended period of time and wish to change the name of your business, you probably have to change the name in a variety of places like your bank, your insurance company, your social media, etc.

But first, you have to...
what does a registered agent do?

What Does a Registered Agent Do?

If you are a Delaware resident and have a Delaware address, you are allowed to act as your own registered agent although there are a few reasons why you may not want to. We discuss this more in our post - Can I Be My Own Registered Agent?

But what does your registered agent actually do? Let's take a look...

can you act as your own Delaware registered agent?

Can You Act as Your Own Registered Agent?

If you are not a Delaware resident and you do not have a physical address to use in the state of Delaware, you cannot act as your own registered agent. That said, if you are a Delaware resident and wish to use your Delaware address, you are legally allowed to act as your own registered agent if ...
llc vs sole proprietorship

LLC vs. Sole Proprietorship

As an entrepreneur, one of the biggest decisions you'll make about starting your own business is whether to act as a sole proprietor or form an LLC. Often businesses have been acting as sole proprietorships for some time before they elect to form an LLC.

We recommend seeking the advice of your tax accountant or attorney if you are unsure...
what to do if your delaware registered agent resigns

What to Do if Your Registered Agent Resigns

So your registered agent resigned. Now what? It's never good news to find out that your corporation or LLC may not be in in good standing with the state of Delaware. Today we'll walk you through what to do if you find out that your registered agent has resigned and how to ensure your corporation or LLC is in good standing...
What is an LLC?

What is an LLC?

The term LLC is the commonly used acronym for Limited Liability Company. An LLC is a hybrid business entity that combines many of the best features of corporations with those of partnerships.

Like a corporation, an LLC is a separate legal entity distinct from its owners; thus removing the owners and managers from any personal liability for the company's debts...
order copy of delaware articles of incorporation online

How to Get Copies of Articles of Incorporation in Delaware

What are the Articles of Incorporation?

When establishing a Delaware entity, the organizational document filed with the Delaware Secretary of State is called a Certificate of Incorporation (Corporate entities) or Certificate of Formation (LLC, Partnerships). From here forward in this article we will only use the term Certificate of Incorporation but note that all details also apply to the Certificate...
how long does it take to form an LLC?

How Long Does it Take to Form a Delaware LLC?

One of the most common questions clients ask us is, "How long will it take to form an LLC?". Today we're going to explain how the process of forming a Delaware LLC works and how long it takes.

The first step is ordering one of our LLC packages here. Our order forms are designed to be user-friendly but if...
Why You Might Want a Corporate Kit for Your Business

Why You Might Want a Corporate Kit for Your Business

We live in an increasingly digital world. When starting a company, you might feel that it's old-fashioned to want a traditional corporate kit with physical copies of all of your documents. But many of our clients still do! Just as you may keep your family's personal documents (birth certificates, passports, etc.) together in a safe place, it's wise to...
How to Start an LLC

How to Start an LLC

For many business owners, forming an LLC is one of the first and most important steps in starting and growing a new business.

Business owners often form LLCs to limit their personal liability, increase legitimacy, enjoy tax benefits, and more.

Today we're going to walk you through the steps to forming an LLC. If you've already decided on a name...