articles of organization
A document filed with state authorities (usually the Secretary of State or Division of Corporations, depending on the state) to form a limited liability company (LLC). As required by the general LLC law of the state, the articles normally include the purpose of the LLC, its principal place of business, and the names of its initial members or managers.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

articles of organization
USA
Also known as the certificate of formation in certain states.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


articles of organization
A document required to be filed with an appropriate state or local government agency, in order to establish legal recognition of a limited liability company (LLC). Articles of organization closely parallel articles of incorporation needed for legal creation and recognition of corporations.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


articles of organization
A document required to be filed with an appropriate state or local government agency, in order to establish legal recognition of a limited liability company (LLC). Articles of organization closely parallel articles of incorporation needed for legal creation and recognition of corporations.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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