What this means is that the life of the company will in no way be affected by the dismissal, death or withdrawal of any one of the owners. This means that the existence of your corporation supersedes the presence of any of the office holders. The Secretary of State's office is the central filing office for certain Uniform Commercial Code financing statements and other lien documents including notices of judgment liens, attachment liens and federal and state tax liens. Filing with our office serves to perfect a security interest in named collateral and establish priority in case of debtor default or bankruptcy. The Business Programs Division, the largest division of the Secretary of State's office, supports California Businesses by registering business entities and trademarks and enabling secured creditors to protect their financial interests. The Business Programs Division processes millions of business filings and information requests each year. The Secretary of State administers numerous other filings including immigration consultant and various business bonds, notices of joint powers, successor-in-interest, statement of facts – roster of public agencies, and athlete agents. I can’t seem to be able ti find this information. At this time no business entity document that requires a signature and that is filed with the California Secretary of State can be filed electronically.