Every Corporation in every state needs a physical address within the state in which it is registered. This is the address to which legal documents, including court papers, may be sent. A Corporation or LLC may hire an individual or other business to perform the function of receiving official legal documents.
- PCF offers Agent for Service of Process services in all 50 states.
An Agent for Service of Process is an individual or business that has a physical address within the state to accept service of process (court papers) if the business entity is sued.
In most states a business entity may not act as its own Agent for Service of Process.
An Agent for Service of Process is sometime called a Registered Agent.