Professional Corporations

ORS 58.085
Who may incorporate

  • contents of articles of incorporation

One or more natural persons may act as incorporators of a professional corporation by delivering articles of incorporation to the Office of Secretary of State for filing. The articles of incorporation shall meet the requirements of the Oregon Business Corporation Act and, in addition, shall set forth:


The professional service or services to be rendered through the corporation.


Any other business purposes permitted under ORS 58.076 (Purposes for which professional corporation may be organized). [1969 c.592 §7; 1971 c.200 §4; 1985 c.764 §4; 1987 c.94 §123a; 1993 c.235 §3; 1997 c.774 §5]
Chapter 58

Notes of Decisions

Professional legal corporation organized under this chapter may not serve as trustee. Erwin & Erwin v. Bronson, 117 Or App 443, 844 P2d 269 (1992), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corporation and individual; validity of partnership between a professional corporation and an individual when corporation charter so provides, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

Law Review Citations

24 WLR 717 (1988)


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