Experts in Georgia Corporation Publishing

Upon being established, the State of Georgia requires all domestic corporations (profit and non-profit) to publish a “notice of intent to incorporate” in the county where the registered office for your business is located. This notice must be published in an official newspaper or a newspaper of general circulation, where at least sixty percent of the subscriptions are paid for. This is generally done no later than the next business day after filing your articles. These requirements do not apply to corporations which have been filed in another state and a requesting to do business in Georgia. Georgia also requires changes to articles (amendments) as well as corporate dissolutions and trade names (doing business as) filings to be published.

Having well established relationships with the newspapers throughout the counties of Georgia and because of our large volume, these newspapers give us additional advertising agency discounts not available to the individual; therefore we can pass along these savings and give you the most competitive pricing. Our staff is well versed in all the approved newspapers and journals and will select the appropriate one based on the County of your business. All original documents are forwarded to you at the end of the process.

We are experts in the Georgia Corporation publishing statutes from start to finish making a complex issue simple. Starting a new business can be a time consuming process, delegate this task to us so you can quickly move on to your checklist of items needed to launch your successful venture.

Georgia Publication Process:

  • Legal notice is prepared meeting all requirements of the publishing statute of Georgia
  • Place the publication notice in the legally designated newspaper.
  • Obtain affidavits of publication from the newspaper
  • Affidavit of publication is emailed directly then original is forwarded via USPS to client.

Penalty for Not Publishing:

Failure to meet the publishing requirement may cause the corporate veil to be broken and disregarded by the state. The possibility exists that the corporation could be sued but not have standing itself to sue, or the potential for an owner to be sued for business liabilities personally.

Timeline to Complete Publishing:

The entire process takes four to five weeks in which arrange and publish your legal notice with an approved newspaper, obtain the affidavit from the publisher, and provide you with the original affidavit of publication for your official business records.


Price of publication is determined by the cost of the newspaper advertisement plus our service fee. The price we quote (see order form) is all inclusive there are never any extra “surprises”.

GA Corporation Publishing:

A “notice of intent to incorporate” must be published in the county where the registered office for your business is located .This notice must be placed in an official newspaper or a newspaper of general circulation once a week for two consecutive weeks. Filings requiring publication: Incorporation, name change amendments, mergers and dissolutions.

Georgia Corporation Publishing (Legal Notice Must Contain)

Notice is given that articles of incorporation that will incorporate (Name of Corporation) have been delivered to the Secretary of State for filing in accordance with the Georgia Business Corporation Code (or Georgia Non-profit Corporation Code). The initial registered office of the corporation is located at (Address of Registered Office) and its initial registered agent at such address is (Name of Registered Agent).

Why Choose HUBCO Legal Advertising?

  • We’ve been helping business owners since 1982.
  • Publishing your business is made easy.
  • We make a complex process fast and simple.
  • Working closely with every state and newspaper to guarantee our service.