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Articles Of Incorporation

The undersigned, for the purpose of forming a corporation under the laws of the State of __________, do hereby adopt the following articles of incorporation:

ARTICLE ONE. The name of the corporation is _________.

ARTICLE TO CORPORATE DURATION. The duration of the corporation is perpetual.

ARTICLE THREE PURPOSE OR PURPOSES. The general purposes for which the corporation is organized are:

1. To engage in the business of _____________.

2. To engage in any other trade or business which can, in the opinion of the board of directors of the corporation, be advantageously carried on in connection with or auxiliary to the foregoing business.

3. To do such other things as are incidental to the foregoing or necessary or desirable in order to accomplish the foregoing.

ARTICLE FOUR CAPITALIZATION. The aggregate number of shares which the corporation is authorized to issue is __________. Such shares shall be of a single class, and shall have a par value of "one dollar" ($1.00) per share.

ARTICLE FIVE REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT. The street address of the initial registered office of the corporation is __________, and the name of its initial registered agent at such address, is ______________. ARTICLE SIX

DIRECTORS The number of directors constituting the initial board of directors of the corporation is __________. The name and address of each person who is to serve as a member of the initial board of directors is:

[Names and Addresses]



The name and address of each incorporator is:

Name Address

[Names and Addresses]

Executed by the undersigned at on _____________________.

This Section for Notary:


State of _________

County of ________ [COUNTY]

On [DATE] before me, [NAME OF NOTARY], notary, personally appeared [NAME OF PERSON(S) INVOLVED], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.

Signature ________

My commission expires: _____