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What is a Divorce Petition?

By |2022-01-31T07:00:40-08:00Divorce|

Although all divorce cases start out with the filing of a divorce petition, sometimes the complexity or level of conflict in your case changes as the case progresses. If things start out amicably, but your divorce gets messier after you file the initial divorce petition, it does not necessarily mean that you need a lawyer. Even if your divorce changes course after the initial filing of the divorce petition, having a California non-attorney legal document assistant prepare your divorce documents is still the most cost-effective choice.

You Need a Legal Document Assistant for Your Divorce Case, Not a Legal Assistant

By |2020-10-24T12:15:25-07:00Divorce, California Courts|

If you are researching how to get divorced without hiring a lawyer, you are probably encountering a lot of legal terms for the first time. Sometimes one concept goes by more than one name, and sometimes very different concepts have confusingly similar names. If you are determined not to involve lawyers in your divorce, which is a wise choice, perhaps the most important matter of terminology to straighten out is the difference between a legal assistant and a legal document assistant in California.

“What IS This?” … An Explanation of Important California Divorce Forms

By |2021-02-25T08:37:51-08:00Divorce|

Like most legal proceedings, the required documents for California divorces will vary based on the circumstances at hand. However, there are some forms that most - if not all - California divorcees will require. Unfortunately, that doesn't mean they're simple. Read on for an explanation of some of the most common California divorce forms. Then, contact A People's Choice for help completing and filing your paperwork!

Key Points to Include in Your Separation Agreement

By |2020-11-22T14:33:11-08:00Divorce|

If you're involved in an uncontested divorce in California, you may be able to finalize your divorce without hiring an expensive attorney OR appearing in court! Plus, you have the power to begin drafting a separation agreement right NOW! After determining your plans for the key issues listed in this article, contact A People's Choice for help completing and filing your agreement to reach a final judgment quickly and easily.

Best Reasons to Settle an Estate Without a Probate Lawyer

By |2021-02-08T18:23:52-08:00Probate|

Are you an executor of an estate trying to determine whether or not you require legal representation for a probate case? If you're dealing with a simple, uncontested estate, you could save thousands of dollars in attorneys fees by representing yourself in probate! Plus, free legal resources and legal document assistants are available to help you through the process. Read on to learn more!

Forming a Limited Liability Company in California

By |2020-09-06T07:55:21-07:00Business|

Forming an LLC in California comes with tax benefits, increased liability protection, and more flexibility! Plus, the process is pretty simple, especially when you enlist the help of a registered legal document assistant like A People's Choice. We can help you draft and file all the required paperwork WITHOUT hiring an attorney. Call today to learn more.

How to File Probate? Is it Best to Hire Los Angeles Probate Lawyer

By |2021-08-31T09:47:03-07:00Probate|

Los Angeles County is home to one of California's more difficult probate courts to work with. Luckily, A People's Choice is here to help! With A People's Choice, you don't have to face the probate process alone - and you also don't have to spend a fortune on attorneys fees. Read on to learn more about our services and how to file probate with the Los Angeles County Court.

California Divorce Residency Requirements: Where to File for Divorce in California

By |2022-01-28T14:30:23-08:00Family Law|

What are the residency requirements for filing divorce in California, and do you meet them? If not, what happens? Luckily, there are some simple solutions to typical residency requirement issues with California divorce. Read on to learn more, then contact A People's Choice to learn how we can assist you with completing and filing your divorce paperwork!

A People’s Choice’s Ventura County Legal Document Services Can Help You Save Money!

By |2020-08-19T08:35:08-07:00Personal, California Courts|

Unfortunately, some clients discover our services only after spending countless hours in court and unnecessary funds on attorneys fees. Therefore, we always recommend extensively researching your options for legal assistance BEFORE hiring a lawyer. In fact, many routine legal matters can be handled on your own with some help from a legal document assistant! We can help you complete and file required paperwork for matters in which you're representing yourself with the California court system. Call today for more information!

How to Register a Trademark Without a Lawyer

By |2020-07-23T11:16:01-07:00Business|

Registering a trademark is an important part of protecting your intellectual property and establishing a recognizable brand. Therefore, if you're starting a business, be sure to register your symbol, logo, or brand name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. If you're looking for more information on how to register your trademark, or require assistance completing the online application, contact A People's Choice today!

How to Form an LLC Without an Attorney

By |2020-07-22T14:13:44-07:00Business|

Are you wondering how to form an LLC without hiring an attorney? If so, read on for our five step process for forming an LLC with A People's Choice, a registered legal document assistant. Plus, learn some of the benefits of forming a limited liability company, and determine whether it's right for you.

How Divorce Affects Children: The Good and The Bad

By |2021-02-04T08:16:56-08:00Family Law|

Divorce affects every child differently. However, children with divorced parents oftentimes experience negative effects of the divorce. These negative effects may be manifested in poor social-emotional development or academic performance. Luckily, there are some positive effects of divorce on children. Read on to learn more.

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How To Collect Child Support Arrears

By |2020-05-27T09:58:47-07:00Family Law|

Collecting child support arrears, or child support owed to you, is often a complicated and lengthy process. Thankfully, you have several options available to help you. For example, the Department of Child Support Services is available in the state of California. However, for a faster option, consider working with a registered legal document assistant like A People's Choice.

Divorce Mediation: Everything You Need to Know

By |2022-03-23T10:16:46-07:00Family 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.

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