A registered agent is required by any non-natural person (think Trust or Business Entity) and by owners who do not reside within the District of Columbia. The registered agent must be within the District and be able to accept service of any process, notice, or demand required or permitted by law to be served on the entity or owner. Your Agent must be able to readily accept these servings in person at their address Monday through Friday between the hours of 8am and 5pm.
A “registered agent” shall include a commercial registered agent (a company you hire to act as your agent which RentJiffy can act as) and a noncommercial registered agent (think a friend or family member who resides within the District).
The duties of a registered agent shall be to:
- Forward to the represented entity at the address most recently supplied to the agent by the entity any process, notice, or demand that is served on the agent;
- Provide the notices required by this title to the entity at the address most recently supplied to the agent by the entity