Legal Question in Business Law in New York

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i have a question regarding the formation of LLC in New York State. the required document that must be filled out accordingly is the "articles of organization" i noticed it only allows a signature for one organizer, but its 2 people involved in the formation of the LLC. Can i and my business partner sign the document? or only one of must sign the document? your help is very much needed. thanks!

Asked on 2/07/13, 1:11 pm

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Roman Fichman Esq. Law Practice of Roman Fichman Esq.

The forms that NY state provides are general forms. You can try and insert the other organizer's name and signature but the department of state may reject your submission. An attorney can draft customized articles of organization.

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Answered on 2/07/13, 1:21 pm

Walter LeVine Walter D. LeVine, Esq.

Usually the Certificate of Formation is only signed by the person registering the LLC, notwithstanding the number of actual members. Anyone can sign it - one of the members, an attorney, or even an outside entity assisting in the formation.

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Answered on 2/07/13, 1:24 pm

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