LegalZoom is another well-known name in the online business filing space, they’ve been around since 2001. Legalzoom is different from most of the companies on this list, as they focus on legal services as a whole.
This means that you can make use of them throughout your business journey. They offer services like planning, filing documents, and attorney advice.
In regards to their LLC formation services, they’ve helped over 1.6 million clients. Judging by this number, they are the most experienced LLC formation service on this list.
ZenBusiness still has a long way to go if they want to catch up to LegalZoom.
LegalZoom has been mentioned in top media outlets such as Forbes and The Huffington Post. So although LegalZoom doesn’t have many customer reviews, these mentions should make up for it.
Some notable inclusions from LegalZoom include lifetime support, a business review, and a Next Steps guide. These extras will start your business off on the right foot and keep it that way.
One negative of LegalZoom is that they don’t include free registered agent services. LegalZoom’s registered agent services are $249 per year—more than double what you pay at ZenBusiness.
LegalZoom’s starting package is also more expensive than ZenBusiness. LegalZoom starts at $79 + state fee, while ZenBusiness is $49 + state fee.
If you’re just starting your business, these costs can add up but the benefits from LegalZoom may be worth it.