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Georgia Trade Name Publishing & Corporation Publishing Requirements for Stephens County
In accordance with the requirements of the State of Georgia Law, notice of each new trade name or corporation that is registered in Stephens County, Georgia must be published in a newspaper where the principal place of business is located.
If this legal notice is NOT published in Stephens County then you are NOT in compliance with the State of Georgia Law.
Registering your corporate name with the state of Georgia or registering your trade name with Stephens County and publishing your business name in an approved newspaper are not the same. When you register your business name you are also required to publish your business name in an local approved newspaper. 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.
Penalty for Not Publishing your Georgia Trade Name or Corporation Name in Stephens 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 or trade name in Stephens County this can be avoided.
Publishing your Georgia Trade Name or Corporation in Stephens County can be confusing for business owners
Common problems business owners have when trying to publish their trade name in an Stephens 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 Stephens County to place the legal notice in is critical
- Researching how to place the legal notice in a newspaper from Stephens County and purchasing/submitting the legal notice in the newspaper takes time that you might not have
Why Choose Us for Publishing your Georgia Trade Name or Corporate Name in Stephens County
From start to finish we make a complex issue simple. We have a long and well-established relationship with the Stephens County newspapers. With the vast number of newspapers in circulation in Stephens County our staff knows which newspapers comply with the Georgia statues and will select the appropriate newspaper.
Our Georgia Trade Name or Corporation Name Publication Process in Stephens County
- We generate a legal notice that meets all the requirements for publishing a trade name or corporation in the State of Georgia.
- We submit the legal notice to a Stephens County newspaper where your principal office is located.
- We obtain the affidavit from the Stephens 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 Trade Name or Corporate Name Publishing in Stephens County
Completion is approximately 4-6 weeks. During this time, we will generate your legal notice, arrange and publish your legal notice in an Stephens County newspaper, obtain the affidavit from the newspaper, and mail you the affidavit of publication for your business records.
Georgia Trade Name or Corporate Name Publishing Pricing for Stephens 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.