Registered Agent

Learn About Registered Agent Services

What is a Registered Agent?

A registered agent acts on a company’s behalf in receiving legal documents such as Service of Process (i.e., Lawsuits, Liens, Subpoenas, etc.) and other mailings from regulatory agencies. In some jurisdictions, a registered agent may be referred to as a resident agent or statutory agent.

A registered agent must maintain a physical presence (street address) within the state and be available during all business hours so that consumers may properly serve claims upon a company. A post office box (PO Box) does not constitute a physical presence by statutory requirements.


Why Do I Need A Registered Agent?

Nearly all states require that a company, specifically corporations, limited liability companies (LLC), limited partnerships (LP) and other corporate entity types, appoint and maintain a registered agent with the Secretary of State (or equivalent agency). The registered agent is a matter of public record and is listed with the relevant state agency.

A registered agent is typically appointed upon formation or qualification of an entity, however can be changed at any time. Kentucky Lenders Assistance, Inc. provides registered agent services covering all of Kentucky.

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Why Use A Professional Registered Agent?

  • Accountability – A professional registered agent does not travel or go on vacation, change or terminate employment, or relocate out of state.

  • Privacy – Avoid having your clients, vendors, or employees encounter a Sheriff or Process Server serving claims at your place of business. For home-based companies, keep your residential address private and not a matter of public record.

  • Efficiency – Make sure that the right person receives any legal documents in a timely manner to protect your company from any delays that could result in a default judgment against your company.

  • Adaptability – As your company expands into the state of Kentucky, you have a one-stop source to handle all of your registered agent needs.

  • Compliance – Kentucky Lenders Assistance, Inc. of Kentucky provides clients with an expedient service, accurate, detailed and top rated customer satisfaction record.

  • Savings – Save money by not having to pay state fees to update your registered agent information each time your company moves.

Kentucky Lenders Assistance, Inc., Title Companies & Agents, Lexington, KY

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