New Requirements for Forming and Organizing Businesses in Indiana

Under Indiana law, newly-formed entities are generally required to designate a registered agent for the purposes of receiving service of process in Indiana.  However, business entities formed after June 30, 2014, will face new formation and organization requirements as a result of recent legislative changes.

For example, effective July 1, 2014, newly-formed entities including limited liability companies and corporations must file the registered agent’s written consent to serve as registered agent or a representation that the registered agent has consented.

Additionally, a new business entity will also be required to keep its registered agent informed of the name, business address, and business telephone number of a person who is authorized to receive communications from the registered agent.

For more information on these business formation and organization changes as well as any questions regarding how to form a new business entity, please contact KDDK attorney Ashley Hollen (formerly Ashley Bess) at or (812) 423-3183, or contact any member of the KDDK Business Law Practice Team.

About the Author

Ashley Hollen

Ashley R. Hollen (formerly Ashley R. Bess), an attorney at Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP (KDDK), in Evansville, Indiana, practices in the areas of business law, contract negotiation and creditors’ rights and collections. Ashley earned her B.S. in political science magna cum laude from the University of Evansville, and her J.D. magna cum laude from Valparaiso University School of Law.

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