Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation Law and Legal Definition

Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation is the legal document filed with the secretary of state that restates, integrates, and further amends the original articles of incorporation / the Charter of a company. An Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation is typically filed in conjunction with the purchase of a new class of stock. Company must file the Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation in order to establish the rights and preferences of the new class of stock.