An LDA is an experienced professional who is authorized to prepare legal documents for a client, but only at the direction of the client. In other words, an LDA is there to assist the “self-help” client handle their own legal matters without the cost of an attorney fees.
Since even the best legal, self-help books can be confusing and overwhelming, your LDA can provide invaluable assistance with routine legal tasks, such as typing and filing the paperwork for uncontested divorces, bankruptcies, wills, and many other types of documents. LDAs are to provide services directly to the public without an attorney’s supervision or direction in their legal matter in a court proceedings.
LDAs must be registered and bonded at the County Clerk Recorder’s Office, in which they conduct business. As required by law, I have filed a bonded or made a cash deposit and have registered as a legal document assistant in a county where I will perform services on your behalf.
LDAs must have a special qualifications in education, training and work experience. This includes graduating from an ABA-approved Legal Assisting Degree Programs and meet the Business and Professions Code § 6400
You understand that Legal Document Assistants cannot advise you about your legal rights. Legal Document Assistants cannot represent you in court. We can always refer you to an attorney for any legal advise or questions you might have.
Sometime it is best to hire an LDA to prepare your Divorce papers and other legal documents papers for you at lower-cost instead of paying $1000 of dollars to an attorney.
Take advantage by utilizing our services we provide for lower cost.