INSTRUCTIONS: ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION MI 700
Draft the Articles of Organization individually or with the help of an attorney. Make sure to use dark black ink because the documents are stored electronically.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 1”
State the name of the limited liability company in Article I. The name needs to include “Limited Liability Company” or one of the following abbreviations: L.L.C., L.C., LLC, or LC.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 2”
Do not alter Article II. This Article states the company will work within conditions under the Limited Liability Company Act of Michigan.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 3”
Unless the duration of the limited liability company is perpetual, provide an estimated date of dissolution in Article III.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 4”
State the name of the registered agent in Article V. Provide the street address for the registered office in section 2. If the mailing address is different, provide the mailing address in section 3.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 5”
If additional Articles a needed, list provisions in Article V. If members are not managing the company, provide information about the managers in Article V.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 6”
An authorized organizer needs to sign the bottom of this form. Make sure the organizer provides a date of signature and printed name below the signature as well.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 7”
Unless an effective date is provided at the top of the form, the document will become effective upon approval from the Bureau.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 8”
The minimum filing fee for this form is $50.00. If you want expedited service, complete form BCS/CD-272 and submit the Articles and the additional form in person, by mail, or electronically. Expedited service is an additional $50 for formation documents and certificates of authority, and an additional $100 for an existing entity. Same day service is $100 or $200. Two hour service is an additional $500, and one hour service is an additional $1000. By check, money order, or credit card.
“Articles of Organization MI 700 Step 9”
If you’re mailing the form, use the following address:
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Commercial Services
P.O. Box 30054
Lansing, MI 48909
If you’re delivering the form in person, use this address:
2501 Woodlake Circle