Meeting The Alberta Residency Requirement For Extra Provincial Corporations
You have been running your business in a province other than Alberta for many years. You decide to expand into Alberta. You then are required to extra provincial register your company in Alberta. The only problem is that you need to have an Alberta address for service to meet your residency requirements. Kahane Law Office in Calgary , is able to act as an extra provincial attorney for service. This means that the firm’s address meets the Alberta residency requirements allowing you to operate in Alberta. For more information call now: 403-225-8810
What Does An Extra Provincial Attorney For Service Do?
An extra provincial attorney for service simply acts as a physical address in Alberta. Under Alberta law, a company can be legally served with documents if it is sent to its registered address. Since the government wants an address in the Province, you are required to have a physical address in Alberta, even if you do not have an office here. As extra provincial attorney for service, we receive any documents served on the extra provincial corporation. From there we will the notify you that the company has been served. If needed, at that point you may decide to retain us to act for you with respect to that matter. Alternatively, you may decide to do nothing or deal wit the matter yourself. In the latter case, your extra provincial attorney for service will not have any additional charges for you. Please note that you must contact our office prior to listing us as your extra provincial attorney for service.
Acting As Attorney Across The Province
If you are an extra provincially registered corporation, our firm, based in Calgary, Can act as extra provincial attorney for service even if you do no business in Calgary. The advantage to our law firm is that we are close to the court center, we are a full service firm to meet all your needs that may arise and we love what we do!
Worth Doing Even For Alberta Based Companies
Having an attorney for service is worth having even for Alberta based companies. Since service on the registered office is deemed good service, you may not even know that you have been sued, and noted in default, if you are away, have moved, or just do not check your mail often. This allows all served notices to be dealt with in a timely fashion.
Extra Provincial Attorney For Service Low Cost Options
The cost of hiring Kahane Law as an extra provincial attorney for service is low. Call to ask for details however our fee is under $25 a month, usually paid annually. There are no other financial obligations unless you require additional services for us.
Frequently Used Additional Services
At Kahane Law we try to offer as many flat rate services as we can. People enjoy knowing their legal fees before they commit to them. Here is our corporate flat rate fees. The most common additional services that your extra provincial attorney for service is retained for include:
- drafting the corporations annual minutes for the minute book
- annual filing of corporate return (not tax)
- annual filing of extra provincial registration
- acting in the event of litigation
Hiring An Alberta Extra Provincial Attorney For Service
The Alberta extra provincial attorney for service lawyers at Kahane Law Office can help with your corporate legal needs. We can be reached toll-free at 1-877-225-8817 (or 403-225-8810 locally in Calgary), or email us directly here.