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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Business Formation and Business Law for District of Columbia on
Q: My single-member LLC is registered in Washington, DC. How do I continue my LLC when moving out of DC and to New York?

My business (marketing/website design) is registered as an LLC in Washington, DC. We’re looking to move full time to New York. I’m planning on keeping my existing client base.

Is it possible to keep the LLC registered in Washington, DC, even without a Washington, DC address? If not,... View More

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Jan 23, 2024

Yes, it is possible for your DC-registered single member LLC to continue operating even once you move out of the state. Here are a few key things to keep in mind:

- You can maintain your DC LLC registration even without a DC physical address. Using a DC PO Box as your registered agent...
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1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Immigration Law for District of Columbia on
Q: Hey, I was wondering if an immigration consultant business is legal in VA? I didn’t find any restrictions anywhere in VA

I’m not an attorney

Alexander Ivakhnenko
Alexander Ivakhnenko
answered on Oct 18, 2022

Even generally, providing any immigration advice without a valid law licence will constitute an unlawful law practice. I would be very apprehensive to do that.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for District of Columbia on
Q: Changing from sole proprietorship to LLC: do I need to get my clients to re-sign their contracts with me?
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jul 26, 2020

If your written client contracts do not prohibit assignment of the contract to others (standard boilerplate provisions often are included that do), then you can simply notify all clients that you have formally organized your business as an LLC and have assigned all existing contracts to that... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for District of Columbia on
Q: I want to set up business of marijuana cookies in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC
Bernard Crane
Bernard Crane
answered on Nov 29, 2018

I hope you like the color orange. You might be wearing it a lot.

In DC marijuana has recently been legalized, but ONLY for personal use. In DC if you are over 21 you can purchase, grow or possess up to two ounces of marijuana for your own use. You can transfer up to one ounce of marijuana...
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1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation for District of Columbia on
Q: How do I start a business?
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
answered on Aug 29, 2015

This question is too broad and hypothetical to answer. When starting a business, it's a good idea to talk to a business lawyer, a CPA, an insurance agent and a banker. Good luck.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is...
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