35-8-201. Formation. (1) One or more persons may form a limited liability company consisting of one or more members by signing and filing articles of organization with the secretary of state. The person or persons need not be members of the limited liability company at the time of formation or after formation has occurred. A limited liability company is a legal entity distinct from its members.
(2) Unless a delayed effective date is specified, the existence of a limited liability company begins when the articles of organization are filed.
(3) The filing of the articles of organization by the secretary of state pursuant to 35-8-205 is conclusive proof that the organizers have satisfied all conditions precedent to the creation of a limited liability company.