In most cases a LLC can offer significant advantages in terms of asset protection and greater flexibility than a corporation. I would be happy to discuss these issues with you and which makes the most sense in your case. You can file the articles by yourself at http://www.sunbiz.org but there are advantages in creating a company that will protect your assets and provide for management and guidance in the organization and operations of the firm.
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Yes. You can file corporations and and limited liability companies through various services that do not require an attorney. However, the filings require that you answer numerous legal questions that can affect your liability and tax liability and I would always recommend that you speak to an attorney regarding entity selection (corps v. llc).