How do I start a mobile, independent, cash based physical therapy business in ca?

Cody R Cooper ∙ June 19, 2019

In California, a physical therapy business is required to be a professional corporation, meaning it must be owned by licensed physical therapists (although up to 49% can be owned by other licensed health professionals). It can also be a DBA registered with the county where your main office is located, but that offers no liability protection like a corporation would. Also, even though the business is mobile, you will be required to have an address on file. This would likely be a home office in your case. I do suggest scheduling a consultation with a LegalZoom plan attorney to further discuss your question in detail.
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