Features The Startup
+ State Fees
The Boss
+ State Fees
The Executive
+ State Fees & $349/year
Basic Support Standard Support Premium Support
Type of Support Email Email, Chat and Phone Email, Chat, Phone and MS Teams
Response Time Within 5-7 Business Days Within 2-3 Business Days Same day (or within 1 Business Day)
2-3 weeks 2-5 business days 1-2 business days
Processing time is the type time it will take us to process and submit your filing to the state, assuming you are responsive to our questions. This does NOT include the state filing times, which vary from state to state. If you’re in a hurry, the Executive would be your best choice!
The industry’s best guarantee (learn more). Only available at L4SB. Accurate filings guaranteed. High-quality formation documents (learn more). No hidden fees. Automatic privacy. Work with professionals. Attorney-client confidentiality and privilege — which are not absolute and have important limitations (learn more). Template resolution. Tailored instructions for how to conduct votes within the company, taxation, and next steps after you form your company. Open a bank account anywhere with high-quality formation documents. Form a relationship with a law firm that can help your company from its founding to its termination — we call this from cradle to grave. FinCEN Beneficial Ownership Information Report (BOIR) Assistance. Refunds permissible, subject to our General Terms of Service and the specific Terms and Conditions listed on the checkout page of your order.
The Articles of Organization are what are filed and stamped at the relevant State. Our job is to make sure these are filed correctly.
We will make sure your chosen name is available, and if not, we will work with you to select a name acceptable (and available) at your chosen state.
Once completed, we’ll provide you with a “Thank You Letter” that contains a checklist of next steps. We can also introduce you to professionals, partners and vendors in your business. While the creation of your LLC may be finished, your business adventure is just begining. As a law firm, we’ll be here with additional services to help you grow your company, deal with disputes, and offer advice and guidance (for an extra fee).
Your formation documents will be sent to you digitally via email. If you would like paper copies choose our “Company Kit” during the order process.
Keep track of your company and its important dates, deadlines and activities, and never miss a critical task again. Take the hassle out of managing a company, by leveraging L4SB’s Online Portal (and soon, L4SB App for iOS and Android). (Note: L4SB must be your Registered Agent to qualify for this service).
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The Lawyer Defined™ Operating Agreement is the the highest-quality Operating Agreement available, short of hiring a dedicated attorney. Only available at L4SB. This is required by law in most states, and absolutely critical for asseet protection and to minimize cost and expense associated with lawsuits.

*Startup LLC’s are permitted up to 2 uses of our Lawyer Defined™ Operating Agreement generator within the first 2 months of forming the LLC. This is great for updates and changes to your company that could impact the Operating Agreement, for example, adding or removing partners, or changing the LLC’s tax status or management approach.

**Boss LLC’s are permitted up to 3 uses of our Lawyer Defined™ Operating Agreement within the first 12 months of forming the LLC.

***Executive LLC’s are permitted unlimited access to our Lawyer Defined™ Operating Agreement generator forever (while an ongoing client, paying for the Executive LLC service).
If you’re going to move money around, or you need a bank account or merchant account, you will need a Federal Employee Identification Number (also called FEIN or EIN). By selecting this option, L4SB will either obtain your FEIN for you, or walk you through the process to help you do it yourself. (Note: L4SB is considered a “third-party designee” by the IRS, and as such, can obtain the FEIN for your LLC, but not its SS-4. The SS-4 is mailed to you by the IRS (taking 5-9 weeks) when L4SB applies for it on your behalf, or you can obtain the SS-4 immediate if you apply for the FEIN yourself).
A Registered Agent has no authority over your company, but it’s a critical function. Specifically a Registered Agent receives service of process and legal notices for your company. L4SB is a quality Registered Agent that can answer questions, point you in the right directions, and help ensure you never get surprised with a devastating default judgement.

First year is free, but $129/year thereafter.
$199 $99
Lawyer Defined™ Banking Docs, along with your Photo ID, the Artices and the Lawyer Defined™ Operating Agreement, are all you need to open a bank account at any banking institution in the United States. These documents include Banking Resolution Templates and a professional Certificate of Incumbency by L4SB.
$99 + State Fees $0 + State Fees first 30 days
$99 + State Fees thereafter

(+ State Fees)
It’s common for new companies to decide to change something fundamental about their filing, which may require submitting Articles of Amendment for your company.
$99 + State Fees $99 + State Fees
(+ State Fees)
Need your formation in a hurry? Expedited Service means we put your order at the top of the queue, and we pay the state fees necessary for expedited service at the state level. Most states can turn around filings within 1-2 business days, when you pay the expedited fee.
$75 $75
When a LLC obtains its FEIN, the IRS will default the tax status of a LLC to “disregarded entity” if the LLC is owned by one person or a married couple in a community property state. Otherwise, the IRS will default the tax status of a LLC to a “partnership” (when it’s owned by more than one person). To change the tax status from the default, you must submit a Tax Election form to the IRS. For the listed fee, L4SB will either file a C-Corp or S-Corp tax election for your LLC.
Starting at $4.95/month Starting at $4.95/month
Every company in the United States is required to submit beneficial ownershp information (BOI) to FinCEN. New companies must submit their initial Beneficial Ownership Information Report (or BOIR) within 90-days (in 2024) or 30-days (in 2025 and after) of forming, and all companies are required to submit an updated BOIR within 30-days after any relevant change to the company or its Beneficial Owners. Only L4SB provides Lawyer Defined™ BOIR Compliance — we help you with your reports, as well as your ongoing BOIR compliance for a small, monthly fee (Note: L4SB must be your Registered Agent to qualify for this service).
Starting at $34/month Starting at $34/month
This includes Lawyer Defined™ BOIR Compliance, plus relevant documents to modify formation documents on a key change to your company, corporate resolutions, annual reports and appropriate partnership reports. Basically, everything necessary for basic administrative changes to your company (Note: L4SB must be your Registered Agent to qualify for this service).
$49 $29
We can mail you all your documents via USPS, if you’d rather not receive everything electronically. If you would like paper copies choose our “Company Kit” during the order process.
$149 $149 $149
We’ll ship you a ZIP file of all our template documents sold in our Template Contracts list, not including the Lawyer Defined™ expert system generated documents. We grant you a limited license to use and to create derivative works for your company, although you cannot use these documents for other companies, nor can you release, sell or transfer these documents to anyone else.
Starting at $20/month Starting at $20/month Starting at $20/month
L4SB is a lawful Commercial Mail Receiving Agency (CMRA) with the US Postal Service. We will securely store your mail, and ship it to you once a month or more, providing your LLC with a inexpensive, secure and convenient mailing address for your LLC. The L4SB Virtual Mailbox Business Address is a great way to help protect your privacy, by preventing your home address from showing up on the Internet.
$149 $129 $129
Speak with a licensed business attorney to answer your questions or point you in the right direction. Note we are only licensed in a few states, including California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, New Mexico, and Texas, so if you have legal question involving local state issues, our advice and guidance may be limited. Consider this option, if you have legal questions involving intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks and patents, and licensing), partnership issues (forming and disputes), contracts, negotiations, acquiring or selling assets (i.e. real property, inventory, businesses, intellectual property, monetary instruments, etc) and more.

Why L4SB?

Our Team consists of the very best professionals: Licensed attorneys, certified paralegals and outstanding legal assistants. This is critical to ensure the people you work with understand the long-term issues associated with forming, managing, running or dismantling a company. You care about liability protection, privacy and minimizing long-term expenses associated with legal issues, and only trained professionals a law firm provides has such professionals at its disposal.

We are the only company to provide Lawyer Defined™ quality. This means only the very best, high-quality formation documents. Our competition is silent on the issue. That’s because our “non-legal competition” simply cannot worry about these issues. Success to them means “submitting the paperwork without it being rejected by the State.” Nothing more. Success to us means you have setup a company that meets your long-term needs and minimizes long-term costly problems. L4SB focuses on providing the very best documents, whether formation documents, contracts, demand letters and more. Don’t risk a long-term problem by forming your company with anyone else. Only L4SB provides the very best formation documents — only custom documents drafted by attorneys for your specific needs are better.

What You Need to Start an LLC

Starting an LLC is easy with Law 4 Small Business. You just need three things to get started:

  • A name for your company: We check availability and ensure accuracy at the time of filing.
  • A physical mailing address (not a P.O. box): Check out our Virtual Mail Box service to avoid using your own address.
  • A Registered Agent: Every business needs one, and we would be delighted to serve as your Registered Agent.

LLC’s are an excellent choice for most business owners, and unlike corporate entities (such as S-Corporations or C-Corporations), many states do not require annual or bi-annual reports- making them much simpler to setup and maintain. Due to their simplicity, they are less costly to initially setup.

  1. By forming a specific entity at the state level, it forces the owners to specifically define ownership percentages and powers, which helps reduce the chance of confusion, misunderstanding, and conflict among the owners.
  2. Business entities such as LLC’s can take additional tax exemptions that are unavailable to individuals, such as sole proprietors (health insurance is an example of this).
  3. An LLC shields the owners from most types of personal liability that could occur while conducting business.
  4. An LLC will survive even if the only owner dies. This helps maintain value for family survivors, employees and the estate of the owner.
  5. A formal structure such as a LLC permits the owner to partner with others at different levels of participation, by carefully controlling ownership levels, providing flexibility in how one partners with others.

Help Me Decide

We know there are many options and factors to consider. Let our expert system Business Entity Selector Tool find the perfect entity for you.

The Law 4 Small Business Difference


We take client satisfaction seriously. We are not in the business of up-selling or pushing services that won’t help you. We work as your partner to get the job you expect done.


L4SB is your long-term partner to help you and your business with the inevitable ups-and-downs, and everything in between.


We’re business lawyers, and we understand many small- and medium-sized businesses struggle just to meet payroll, let alone pay for legal services. That’s why we offer a range of flat-rate services, and reasonable hourly rates for everything else.


With over 200 years of combined business law experience, you can count on getting sound advice and solid representation.

Starting at $0 + state fees

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