Legal document assistant bond cost
Legal document assistants in California must post $25,000 surety bonds before legally working within the state.
Why this bond
California legal document assistant bonds ensure that principals (legal document assistants) conduct business in accordance with the provisions of Division 3, Chapter 5.5 of the California Business and Professions Code.
If the principal fails to comply with these terms, the bond protects harmed parties from financial loss up to the full amount of the bond. The principal must reimburse the surety for all damages paid out.
Legal document assistant bond details
Legal document assistant bonds in California remain in full force and effect for the full period of the certificate of registration or until 30 days after the obligee receives written notice of cancellation from the surety. These bonds remain valid for a 2-year term.
Become a legal document assistant
To become a registered legal document assistant in California, applicants must deliver the following items in person to the Office of the County Clerk:
- ID photo (as directed)
- Completed LDA registration application
- Original bond
- Education credentials, including paralegal certificate
- Required fees for application and fees for recording of the bond
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