A Nebraska Registered Agent receives essential legal documents for your business – learn why choosing the right one is crucial for your company's compliance and communication.
Before you form a limited liability company (LLC) in Nebraska, you’ll need to designate a registered agent. But what is a registered agent? What are they required to do, and who can be one?
A registered agent is an individual or company that is designated by the business to receive important legal documents on behalf of the business. This position is important because it ensures that the correct people in an LLC are notified when there are time-sensitive events such as service of process for lawsuits, garnishment notices against employees, or notifications of taxes.
By Nebraska law, those forming an LLC in Nebraska will need to choose a registered agent. The registered agent is designated by law as the business’s agent for service of process and official government communications. The name of the registered agent and the location of the registered office must be listed in the entity’s formation documents. The registered agent can be:
The registered agent’s office must be identical to the registered office (Nebraska Revised Statute 21-2,212).
There are a few reasons to consider hiring a service to act as a registered agent instead of doing it yourself:
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