What is required to create a division within an LLC?

For example, if “Smith Business Group, LLC” wants to have part of its business be called “Jones Landscaping,” how would they do that?

Asked on June 3, 2014 under Business Law, Massachusetts


Shawn Jackson / The Jackson Law Firm, P.C.

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

First a couple of questions for you...[1] are the liability exposures, the management structures and exit strategies about the same? [2] Will your single insurance carrier work with both types of business?

Depending upon the answers to the above questions, the answer to your question can go all the way from simply filing a DBA [fictitous name statement] to forming a new LLC

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