(COMPANY NAME) (STREET ADDRESS) (CITY, STATE ZIP CODE)
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ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF
The undersigned <Owners Name(s)>, whose address is <Corporate Address>, being at least eighteen year of age, does hereby form a corporation under the laws of the State of <State>.
NAME OF CORPORATION
The name of the corporation shall be <Company Name>.
ARTICLE II NATURE OF BUSINESS
The purpose of this corporation is to engage in <Business Activities>. Additionally, this corporation may engage in or transact any and all lawful activities or business permitted under the laws of the United States, the State of <State>, or any other state, county, territory or nation.
ARTICLE III CAPITAL STOCK
The maximum number of shares of stock that this corporation is authorized to have outstanding at any one time is <Number> shares of common stock having a par value of $<Number> per share.
ARTICLE IV RESIDENT AGENT
The name of the initial Resident Agent for this corporation is <Name> whose address is
ARTICLE V TERM OF EXISTENCE
This corporation shall exist perpetually.
ARTICLE VI LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Each director, stockholder and officer, in consideration for his services, shall, in the absence of fraud, be indemnified, whether then in office or not, for the reasonable cost and expenses incurred by him in connection with the defense of, or for advice concerning any claim asserted or proceeding brought against him by reason of his being or having been a director, stockholder or officer of the corporation or of any subsidiary of the corporation, whether or not wholly owned, to the maximum extent permitted by law. The foregoing right of indemnification shall be inclusive of any other rights to which any director, stockholder or officer may be entitled as a matter of law.
ARTICLE VII BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The number of directors of the corporation shall be one (1) which number may be increased pursuant to the bylaws of the corporation. The name of the director who shall act until the first meeting or until their successors are duly chosen and qualified is <Name>.
ARTICLE VIII INCORPORATOR
The name and address of the incorporator is:
<City>, <State> <Zip Code>
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have signed these articles and acknowledge the same to be my act. Signature of Incorporator
I hereby consent to my designation in this document as resident agent for this corporation. Signature of Resident Agent Listed in Article IV