Legal Document Assistant Registration

What is the process?

Step 1: Complete Application

Step 2: Attach Supporting Documentation

Attach certificate of completions, transcripts, or diplomas as requested on the application form.

Step 3: Obtain Legal Document Assistant Bond

Registrant must contact an insurance or surety company and obtain a Legal Document Assistant bond in favor of County of San Luis Obispo, State of California naming the registrant as principal, and covering the term of the registration, in the appropriate amount:

  • $25,000 - Individual registrant or 1-4 Corporation/Partnership registrants

  • $50,000 - 5-9 Corporation/Partnership registrants  

  • $100,000 -10 or more Corporation/Partnership registrants

A $2,000 cash deposit may be submitted in lieu of the bond. 

Step 4: Personally Appear

The registrant shall personally appear in the Clerk-Recorder office in San Luis Obispo during regular business hours except during County-observed holidays with the completed and signed application form with supporting documentation, Legal Document Assistant Bond, valid photo identification, and the appropriate registration, bond recording and identification card fees.

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

Yes. Please refer to the Clerk-Recorder's Fee Schedule.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available anytime throughout the year at the Clerk-Recorder office in San Luis Obispo during regular business hours except during County observed holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Frequently Asked Questions