What is a registered agent?
Most states require a corporation or LLC to have a registered agent.
Registered agents are typically required to be available during certain
business hours to receive any legal or governmental correspondence
and then forward the information appropriately. Basically, a registered
agent does not do much but in the event that they are needed to accept
"service of process" then they need to fulfill their responsibilities
in a timely manner or the consequences could be severe. This is one
of the main reasons why you might want to consider hiring a professional
See the related FAQ - Why hire
a professional registered agent?