("S Corporation")

At Centauri Law Group, P.C. we believe that quality legal services should be accessible to assist clients with their first business incorporation or as part of multi-entity structure. These services include the following:

  • Incorporation questionnaire.
  • Authorization to file documents on behalf of the entity.
  • Up to 3 (three) hours of attorney consultation time in person or by telephone.
  • Basic availability check of corporate name.
  • Articles of Incorporation - preparation and regular filing with Secretary of State (F.C.).
  • One certified copy of Articles of Incorporation.
  • Corporation Bylaws.
  • Corporation Secretary's Certificate certifying Bylaws adoption.
  • Action of Incorporator.
  • Completed stock certificates and stock ledger.
  • Minutes of organizational meeting of the Board of Directors.
  • Corporate minute book (F.C.).
  • Completion of form 2553 for S Election confirmed by client.
  • Preparation of SS4 authorization to obtain Federal Tax I.D.
  • Prepare and submit Federal Tax I.D. application.
  • Preparation and filing of form 25102(f) Notice of Securities Transaction (F.C.).
  • Investors representations.
  • Initial Statement of Information filing with Secretary of State (F.C.).
  • One certified copy of Initial Statement of Information (F.C.).
  • Preparation and filing for one DBA (Doing Business As) (F.C.).
  • EDD registration form.
  • Information regarding opening a business bank account.
  • Memorandum regarding certain general post-incorporation matters.


If you are interested in forming another type of California entity, such as a California professional corporation, or a California non-profit corporation, please contact us at 1-877-777-6790. We will have a short questionnaire over the phone and if you decide to work with us, we will provide you with the necessary documentation to retain our firm.

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  • Customized charter documents such as articles, bylaws, operating agreement, and other as applicable.
  • Qualifications to do business in other states;
  • Trademark and service mark searches and registrations with the USPTO;
  • Drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of business contracts;
  • Mergers and purchase/sale of business agreements and negotiation;
  • Dispute resolution and litigation;
  • Consulting and employment agreements; and
  • Various other post-incorporation services.


Our attorneys have a legal background developed at top-tier law schools, and the vast majority of our attorneys have more than 10 years of experience in these areas of law. Learn more about each of our individual attorneys by following the links below or contact our office to arrange a meeting.

  • Simina GentrySimina Gentry Esq.

    Managing Attorney
    LL.M, University of
    Southern California Gould
    School of Law
    B.A. Academy of Economic Studies
    Business Management and Account Analysis

  • David WardDavid Ward Esq.

    Attorney Of Counsel
    J.D., Cornell Law School
    B.A. Brigham Young University

  • JohnJohn R McHale

    Sr. Corporate Contract Attorney
    J.D. University of Chicago Law School
    B.A., Stanford University

  • Emanuel OrlandoEmanuel Orlando Esq

    Associate Attorney
    J.D., Loyola Law School
    B.A. Princeton University

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