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Georgia Corporation Publishing Requirements for Cook County
In accordance with the requirements of the State of Georgia Law, notice of each new corporation that is registered in Cook County, Georgia must be published in a newspaper where the principal place of business is located.
If this legal notice is NOT published in Cook County then you are NOT in compliance with the State of Georgia Law.
Registering your corporate name with the state of Georgia and publishing your business name in an approved newspaper in Cook County are not the same. When you register your business name you are also required to publish your business name in an local approved newspaper in Cook County. If you published your business name in an approved newspaper you should have received a notarized affidavit with a copy of the published announcement from the newspaper for your records. If you do not have this affidavit then you need to publish your business name in an approved newspaper in Cook County.
Penalty for Not Publishing your Georgia Corporation Name in Cook County
Failure to meet the publishing requirement may cause the corporate veil to be broken and disregarded by the state of Georgia. If a business fails to comply, the business, its members, and those interested in doing such business may not maintain any action, suit, or proceeding in any court of the state until this statute is complied with.
By having us publish your Georgia corporate name in Cook County this can be avoided.
Publishing your Georgia Corporation in Cook County can be confusing for business owners
Common problems business owners have when trying to publish their Corporation name in an Cook County, Georgia newspaper
- Most individuals are not familiar with generating a legal notice
- Writing the legal notice takes time that you might not have
- Choosing the correct newspaper in Cook County to place the legal notice in is critical
- Researching how to place the legal notice in a newspaper from Cook County and purchasing/submitting the legal notice in the newspaper takes time that you might not have
Why Choose Us for Publishing your Georgia Corporate Name in Cook County
From start to finish we make a complex issue simple. We have a long and well-established relationship with the Cook County newspapers. With the vast number of newspapers in circulation in Cook County our staff knows which newspapers comply with the Georgia statues and will select the appropriate newspaper.
Our Georgia Corporation Name Publication Process in Cook County
- We generate a legal notice that meets all the requirements for publishing a corporation in the State of Georgia.
- We submit the legal notice to a Cook County newspaper where your principal office is located.
- We obtain the affidavit from the Cook County newspaper that your legal notice has been published.
- The affidavit of publication are mailed to you for your business records and proof of legal compliance with the State of Georgia Law.
Timeline to Complete Georgia Corporate Name Publishing in Cook County
Completion is approximately 4-6 weeks. During this time, we will generate your legal notice, arrange and publish your legal notice in an County newspaper, obtain the affidavit from the newspaper, and mail you the affidavit of publication for your business records.
Georgia Corporate Name Publishing Pricing for Cook County
Price is determined by the cost of the newspaper advertisements plus our service fee for preparing the legal notice, submitting it to the newspaper and providing you with the affidavit of publication. The price we provide during the signup section below is all inclusive and there are no additional or hidden fees.