Legal Document Assistance

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“If you don’t need an attorney’s advice, don’t pay an attorney’s price!”



For the safety of our clients and staff—and for your convenience—all appointments will be by phone or Zoom. To make an appointment, please call 1-805-741-8700 or send us your name and email address and we will promptly get back to you.

Serving Santa Barbara & San Luis Obispo Counties

When looking for someone to help with your personal and business legal document needs, you should make sure that you head to the professionals at Stuart Family Law.

You can be sure that you are receiving the correct legal document preparation for your particular scenario. We work across a wide range to ensure that you can have the trusted legal document preparer for all your needs.

Stuart Family Law is a team of dedicated legal document preparers in Santa Maria, California who have been servicing our loyal client’s needs for many years.

Our versatility in legal document assistance knowledge is a benefit to our existing clients and clients yet to require legal document help.

We utilize the strengths of all the members within our team and their specific areas of expertise to get an ideal outcome for our clients in every situation.

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What is a Legal Document Assistant (LDA)?

At Stuart Family Law, we are registered & bonded Legal Document Assistants. A legal document assistant (LDA) is a non-lawyer authorized to prepare legal documents for people representing themselves in legal matters. Legal Document Assistants are prohibited from providing legal advice or opinion but can prepare legal documents, provide attorney-authored or attorney-approved general information, and provide published legal documents, file and serve documents at the direction of the client. Laws concerning legal document assistants are outlined in the California Business and Professions Code (BPC 6400-6415).

Legal Document Preparation

If you aren’t used to filling out legal documents, they can seem to be exceptionally complex and confusing. Our team is able to assist in the preparation of legal documents to ensure that they are completed correctly and alleviate the stress from our clients. For all your Santa Maria legal document assistance needs, please do not hesitate to contact us, our professionals are readily available to help you complete these.

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Paralegal Services

We have a team of dedicated paralegals who are able to assist our clients with their legal needs under the supervision of our qualified lawyers. By providing paralegal services we are able to provide legal document assistance to our clients for an affordable price. Our team of paralegals are able to help in a range of ways and will often be your first point of contact throughout any legal matter you have to help keep the cost lower and reserve the time of our lawyers for the more in-depth legal matters.

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Business Assistance

Running a business is a big task, and an owner can’t be expected to know everything about their business as well as the numerous legal documents they are required to comply with. That is where our team of legal professionals come in handy. We hold a strong relationship with many business clients to ensure they are filling out these business legal documents correctly. Looking to incorporate or form an LLC? We are a Santa Maria, California registered agent able to help with the business formation documents you need.

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Wills, Trusts & Estates

A part of life is planning for when it is inevitably over. Our team of Santa Maria legal document preparers can help you to create wills and trusts for the family, next of kin and predecessors with the relevant legal documentation after the passing of their loved one. Having a professional assist in completing these processes can help to remove additional stress on top of the grief they have for losing someone close to them.

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Divorce & Family Law

Family law matters can be sensitive, uncomfortable and even spark joy. We are here to help you through both the best and worst areas of family issues, with the intention of allowing our clients to move on with their life and put the legal processes behind them. Contact our team of dedicated family legal document assistants in Santa Maria, Ca today.

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We only prepare Chapter 7 bankruptcy documents for consumers who are handling their own legal affairs. ​Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a form of liquidation that allows a person to obtain relief from most of their debts. If you are struggling with debt and wish to start a new financial chapter in your life, Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Santa Maria may be the right course of action for you.

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Tax Preparation

Tax time rolls around every year without fail and can be quite a draining task for most people. Our team of professionals is able to assist both our individual and business clients in preparing their legal documents in the correct way. Having your taxes completed with our tax preparers on a regular basis can help to speed up the process each year so that tax time is not so daunting.

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Your Legal Issues Are Our Business.

To ensure we are able to best serve our clients, we offer a range of services which include legal document preparation, paralegal services, tax preparation, divorce and family law, business assistance, wills, trusts, and estates as well as many other areas. We don’t spare any effort when it comes to working for our clients as we understand what an impact each self-help legal document can have on an individual and a business.

Stuart Family Law is here to help you through the legal document preparation process. We have been there before, and our experience is an invaluable resource in your time of need. We have helped hundreds of clients in situations just like yours and treat every client as our top priority. We are registered and bonded Legal Document Assistants – Not Attorneys. We cannot provide you with legal advice or represent you in court. We can provide you with published factual legal and procedural information, prepare legal documents for you, file legal documents, and serve legal documents to the opposing party.

Our document preparation services consist of the following areas of law: family law, divorce, domestic violence, custody and visitation, child support, and order requests and/or modification. We can also help with landlord/tenant issues; includes 3-day to 30-day notices and evictions. Additionally, we assist clients in the completion of cases, motions, and petitions started by the client and remaining incomplete and requiring the assistance of a legal document assistant.

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Working in the field of legal document assisting, we have a great understanding of how laws operate in a range of different areas. This is the knowledge that we are happy to share with our clients by accurately assisting in the preparation of legal documents in Santa Maria, Ca. If you have any questions about a scenario you are currently facing, please feel free to contact our team. We would be happy to speak with you about the legal document preparation process.

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