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Affordable Legal Document Preparation Services For California Court Documents and Other Legal Forms

By |2020-01-05T14:44:09-08:00June 18th, 2013|

Affordable Legal Document Preparation Services For over 40 years, A PEOPLE’S CHOICE has brought easy access to affordable legal document preparation services to people across California. Our services also extend to individuals living outside of California but find themselves dealing with California legal issues. A People's Choice provides low-cost legal document preparation services for [...]

What is a California Trust Restatement?

By |2020-05-29T09:43:40-07:00May 29th, 2020|Estate Planning|

If you need to make changes to your living trust, you can either amend the original document or create a new document with a California trust restatement. Read on to learn more about when a restatement is advised, and the benefits of restating a living trust. Then, be sure to contact A People's Choice to learn how we can help.

How to Obtain Conservatorship in California

By |2020-05-28T10:59:22-07:00May 28th, 2020|Conservatorship|

Faced with the complex process of a California conservatorship? One of the first steps of obtaining conservatorship in California is understanding the process. Then, you must complete complicated petition documents. Need help with this step? Be sure to contact A People's Choice for low cost, attorney-free assistance.

Establishing Paternity and Child Support Orders in California

By |2020-05-27T11:41:38-07:00May 27th, 2020|Family Law, Paternity|

Raising a child is expensive, and doing so on your own is often not financially feasible. Therefore, many single parents must establish a paternity and child support order in California. While this process is complicated and involves many steps, you do not necessarily need to hire an attorney to complete it. Contact A People's Choice today to learn more.

Probating A Lost Will in California

By |2020-05-26T09:36:23-07:00May 26th, 2020|Probate|

Probating an estate is complicated to begin with - but what happens when the original will has been lost or destroyed? Probating a lost will requires proving that the testator did not intend to revoke the will. Luckily, A People's Choice can help you complete and file the proper documentation for probating a lost or destroyed will. Read on to learn more.

Seeking a California Spousal Support Modification Order

By |2020-05-25T12:49:48-07:00May 25th, 2020|Family Law|

If there have been considerable changes in circumstances since the date of your spousal support order, you may be eligible for modification. For example, imprisonment or loss of employment are both legitimate reasons to request a California spousal support modification order. If you've experienced a change in circumstance and need to modify your spousal support, here are the steps you should take to do so.

How to Collect a Judgment in California

By |2020-05-24T10:05:46-07:00May 24th, 2020|Civil litigation, Miscellaneous|

If you have won a civil lawsuit and are owed money or property as ordered by the court, you are responsible for collecting judgment from the debtor. However, this collection is not always easy, and may involve an appeal, a renewal, and potentially further legal action. Luckily, there are laws and legal protections in place to help you get what is rightfully yours. Read on to learn more about collecting judgment in California and how A People's Choice can help.

Divorce Mediation in California

By |2020-05-21T12:28:46-07:00May 21st, 2020|Family Law|

Are you considering a getting a divorce in California? If so, you may want to consider divorce mediation! Divorce mediation is a low-cost, fast way to settle issues and finalize a judgment. Additionally, it's a great option for parties who are amicable and willing to compromise.

California Living Trust Preparation Checklist

By |2020-05-20T11:33:20-07:00May 20th, 2020|Estate Planning|

With our living trust preparation checklist, a DIY trust is possible! Plus, by working with a registered legal document assistant such as A People's Choice, you can avoid high attorney's fees for help drafting your trust. Read on for our complete California living trust checklist and to learn more about the necessary actions that come along with writing a trust.

The California Probate Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

By |2020-05-19T08:34:16-07:00May 19th, 2020|Probate|

Probate is a complex process; however, it is also very procedural. Therefore, by following our step-by-step California probate guide, you can complete the process WITHOUT hiring an attorney! Plus, by hiring the services of a registered legal document assistant such as A People's Choice, you can ensure your legal documents are completed in an accurate and timely matter. Don't settle an estate on your own - contact us today!

The Legal Separation Process in California

By |2020-05-19T07:53:50-07:00May 19th, 2020|Family Law|

Filing for legal separation in California is similar to the divorce process. However, the main difference between filing for legal separation and divorce is that under legal separation the parties will not end their marital status after dividing community assets and debts. Read on to learn more about the legal separation process in California and how A People's Choice can help.

California Probate Costs and Fees

By |2020-05-18T09:30:25-07:00May 18th, 2020|Probate|

The California probate process is complicated enough. Unfortunately, calculating probate costs and fees only makes the process more difficult. Read on to learn how to easily determine the cost of probate in California and how A People's Choice can help you lower that cost.

California Probate Information

By |2020-05-09T16:08:18-07:00May 9th, 2020|Probate|

You can find all the California probate information you need on the website of the courts in your county.  You might get overwhelmed when you see the amount of paperwork or read about the process of selling property that belongs to the estate. Unfortunately, California probate can appear complicated if you do not know what you are doing. It is helpful to work with someone who has dealt with a lot of probate forms before, such as a professional legal document assistant.

Your Guide to a Painless Divorce in California

By |2020-05-09T14:59:52-07:00May 9th, 2020|Divorce|

Coming to the realization that your marriage is over is a painful process. Fortunately, the divorce experience itself does not have to be. You may worry that getting a divorce will require months or years of stress and will drain your finances. You might be surprised that most couples are able to accomplish a painless divorce without all of that hassle, conflict, and expense. In fact, unless you have a very high net worth, you might not even need a lawyer.

Introduction to Probate Law in California

By |2020-05-09T13:27:39-07:00May 9th, 2020|Probate|

The main purpose of probate law in California is to make sure the deceased person’s assets get passed on to the people he or she wants to inherit them. Through this process, the court resolves the deceased person’s other unresolved financial matters. The lifecycle of an estate lasts only as long as the probate process. At the end of probate, the estate settles, and the heirs collect their inheritance.

How to Modify Custody and Support in California

By |2020-04-30T09:59:18-07:00April 30th, 2020|Family Law|

When you modify custody orders in California due to a change in personal circumstances, the amount of child support each parent must pay changes as well. Read on to learn how modifying child custody affects support payments, and how A People's Choice can help with the court hearing and required documentation.

How to Modify Child Custody in California

By |2020-04-29T09:43:13-07:00April 29th, 2020|Family Law|

Sometimes circumstances such as life changes or a parent's actions call for a change to child custody and visitation orders. However, parents must follow a specific process to request the court makes these changes. Therefore, using a legal document assistant can help ensure the correct documentation is prepared and filed correctly.