The Hidden Risks Of Being A Registered Agent

Law360, New York (May 31, 2011, 2:33 PM EDT) -- Many law firms and attorneys offer their corporate clients their services as a registered agent — also known as a resident or statutory agent. When they do so, however, they are assuming risks and potential costs they may not have considered.

If you are an attorney acting as a registered agent for one or more business entities, or are considering doing so, you need to be informed of the risks and potential costs that you assume in this role.

Attorneys do have an alternative — offering...
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