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Can the Resident Agent of a sole proprietor LLC in Maryland

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Can the Resident Agent of a sole proprietor LLC in Maryland also be added as principle Officer of the business? The "owner" is incapacitated and his relative has agreed to be a part of the business.
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Good morning. Yes, but if the owner cannot make this decision on his behalf and the owner has not previously given someone a durable power of attorney, someone will need to file a petition in the family court to declare the owner incapable of making decisions and declare a guardian for the owner. The guardian can then make the appointment of a new offer on behalf of the owner.

 

 

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Excellent,... owner is incarcerated and his mother has assumed the business functions under General Durable POA! Thanks much!
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