Another reminder of the “necessaries” your startup has to have and a means of gathering at least some of them online — just don’t forget you do need an attorney to watch your back.
Excerpt: When you’re in the dreaming stage of forming a company, it’s only natural to spend most of your time thinking about things such as your logo, the company name, the marketing plan, etc. That’s the fun stuff. Few entrepreneurs sit around dreaming about obtaining the correct licenses, filing trademark paperwork, or naming a registered agent in an LLC filing.
But those mundane steps are necessary evils–and state and federal requirements. Fortunately, there are a number of online services that can streamline those processes, guiding you through the steps one by one. One word of warning: Even with these sites, you should consult an attorney.
Read full article via 6 Online Legal & Business Tools for Forming a Company | Inc.com.