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§ 3900. Legal Document Assistant Registration Forms.

16 CA ADC § 3900BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 38. Department of Consumer Affairs
Chapter 5. Legal Document Assistants
Article 1. Legal Document Assistant Registration Forms (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 3900
§ 3900. Legal Document Assistant Registration Forms.
(a) Every individual who wishes to register as a legal document assistant as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (c) of section 6400 of the Business and Professions Code shall complete the following form and submit it to the county clerk in each county where the individual performs acts for which registration is required:
Individual
APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS LEGAL DOCUMENT ASSISTANT County of ____________ INSTRUCTIONS: Completely fill in all personal information requested in Part A. Check each applicable box in Parts B-E and provide information as requested for each box that is checked. Attach legible copies of all documents requested for each box that is checked (attach certified copies and originals as specified). You must sign the completed application under penalty of perjury.
A. PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Name: _____________________________________________________________
Date of Birth: ____________________________________________________
Business Name: ____________________________________________________
Business Address: _________________________________________________
Business Telephone Number: ________________________________________
California Driver's License Number: _______________________________
(or other personal identification that is acceptable to the county clerk).
B. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
1. Paralegal Program/ABA School
Empty Checkbox​a. I have earned a certificate of completion from a paralegal program that is approved by the American Bar Association (attach copy of certificate of completion).
2. Paralegal Program/Non-ABA School
Empty Checkbox​a. I have earned a certificate of completion from a paralegal program that is institutionally accredited but that is not approved by the American Bar Association (attach copy of certificate of completion)
AND
Empty Checkbox​b. I successfully completed a minimum of 24 semester units (or the equivalent) in legal specialization courses (attach copy of transcript).
Number of semester units (or the equivalent) ___________________
3. College or University
Empty Checkbox​a. I have a bachelor's degree in (field)____________________
(attach copy of diploma)
AND
Empty Checkbox​b. I have completed at least one year of law-related experience working under the supervision of a licensed attorney (attach original statement on the attorney's letterhead signed by the attorney describing the scope and dates of your experience)
OR
Empty Checkbox​ I completed at least one year of experience providing self-help service as defined by Business and Professions Code s 6400(d) before January 1, 1999 (attach original statement describing the scope and dates of your experience).
4. High School or General Equivalency Diploma
Empty Checkbox​a. I have a high school diploma (attach copy of diploma)
OR
Empty Checkbox​ I have a general equivalency diploma (attach copy of diploma)
AND
Empty Checkbox​b. I have completed at least two years of law-related experience working under the supervision of a licensed attorney (attach original statement on the attorney's letterhead signed by the attorney describing the scope and dates of your experience)
OR
I completed at least two years of experience providing self-help service as defined by Business and Professions Code s 6400(d) before January 1, 1999 (attach original statement describing the scope and dates of your experience).
C. CIVIL JUDGMENT:
Empty Checkbox​1. I have been held liable in a final judgment or a stipulated judgment entered in a civil action that alleged fraud, use of an untrue or misleading representation, or use of an unfair, unlawful or deceptive business practice (attach certified copy of each judgment).
Empty Checkbox​2. I have had a civil judgment entered against me in an action arising out of my negligent, reckless or wilful failure to properly perform my obligation as a legal document assistant or an unlawful detainer assistant (attach certified copy of each judgment).
D. CRIMINAL CONVICTION: (NOTE: Conviction means a plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere. Any conviction dismissed under Penal Code s 1203.4 must be included. )
Empty Checkbox​1. I have been convicted of a felony (attach certified copies of each conviction and disposition).
Empty Checkbox​2. I have been convicted of misdemeanor unlawful practice of law or contempt of the authority of a court under Business and Professions Code s 6126 or s 6127 (attach certified copies of each conviction and disposition).
Empty Checkbox​3. I have been convicted of a misdemeanor violation of the provisions on legal document assistants and unlawful detainer assistants at Business and Professions Code ss 6400-6416 (attach certified copies of each conviction and disposition).
E. REVOCATION OF REGISTRATION:
Empty Checkbox​1. I have had registration as a legal document assistant or an unlawful detainer assistant revoked by a county clerk under Business and Professions Code s 6413 (attach certified copy of each revocation).
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that all information on this application and on all accompanying documents is true and correct and that I am not currently disbarred or suspended from the practice of law pursuant to Business and Professions Code ss 6100-6117.
Signature: _____________________________________________________
Date: __________________________________________________________
(b) Every corporation or partnership that wishes to register as a legal document assistant as defined in paragraph (2) of subdivision (c) of Section 6400 of the Business and Professions Code shall complete the following form and submit it to the county clerk in each county where the corporation or partnership performs acts for which registration is required:
Corporation or Partnership APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION AS LEGAL DOCUMENT ASSISTANT County of
INSTRUCTIONS: Completely fill in all business and personal information requested in Part A. Check each applicable box in Parts B-F and provide information as requested for each box that is checked. Attach legible copies of all documents requested for each box that is checked (attach certified copies and originals as specified). The completed application must be signed under penalty of perjury by a senior executive officer or a general partner.
A. BUSINESS AND PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Name of Corporation or Partnership:
 
Business Name:
 
Business Address:
 
Telephone number:
 
Name of Each Corporate Officer or General Partner:
 
Date of Birth of Each Corporate Officer or
General Partner:
 
B.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE : (NOTE: This information must be provided for at least one corporate officer or general partner.) Name of corporate officer or general partner for whom education and experience information is provided:________________________________
1. Paralegal Program/ABA School
Empty Checkbox​a. The above-named officer or partner has earned a certificate of completion from a paralegal program that is accredited by the American Bar Association (attach copy of certificate of completion).
2. Paralegal Program/Non-ABA School
Empty Checkbox​a. The above-named officer or partner has earned a certificate of completion from a paralegal program that is institutionally accredited but that is not approved by the American Bar Association (attach copy of certificate of completion)
AND
Empty Checkbox​b. The above-named officer or partner has successfully completed a minimum of 24 semester units (or the equivalent) in legal specialization courses (attach copy of transcript). Number of semester units (or the equivalent) ________.
3. College or University
Empty Checkbox​a. The above-named officer or partner has a bachelor's degree in (field)_______________________________
(attach copy of diploma)
AND
Empty Checkbox​b. The above-named officer or partner has completed at least one year of law-related experience working under the supervision of a licensed attorney (attach original statement on the attorney's letterhead signed by the attorney describing the scope and dates of this experience)
OR
Empty Checkbox​ The above-named officer or partner completed at least one year of experience providing self-help service as defined by Business and Professions Code s 6400(d) before January 1, 1999 (attach original statement signed by the officer or partner describing the scope and dates of this experience).
4. High School or General Equivalency Diploma
Empty Checkbox​a. The above-named officer or partner has a high school diploma (attach copy of diploma)
OR
Empty Checkbox​The above-named officer or partner has a general equivalency diploma (attach copy of diploma)
AND
Empty Checkbox​b. The above-named officer or partner has completed at least two years of law-related experience working under the supervision of a licensed attorney (attach original statement on the attorney's letterhead signed by the attorney describing the scope and dates of this experience)
OR
Empty Checkbox​ The above-named officer or partner completed at least two years of experience providing self-help service as defined by Business and Professions Code s 6400(d) before January 1, 1999 (attach original statement signed by the officer or partner describing the scope and dates of this experience).
C.DISBARMENT/SUSPENSION : (NOTE: This information must be provided for each corporate officer or general partner.)
Empty Checkbox​1. An officer or general partner is presently disbarred or suspended from the practice of law pursuant to Business and Professions Code ss 6100-6117.
Name: __________________________________________________________
Date of disbarment or suspension: ______________________________
D.CIVIL JUDGMENT : (NOTE: This information must be provided for each corporate officer or general partner.)
Empty Checkbox​1. An officer or general partner has been held liable in a final judgment or a stipulated judgment entered in a civil action that alleged fraud, use of an untrue or misleading representation, or use of an unfair, unlawful or deceptive business practice (attach certified copy of each judgment).
Empty Checkbox​2. An officer or general partner has had a civil judgment entered against him or her in an action arising out of negligent, reckless or wilful failure to properly perform the obligations of a legal document assistant or an unlawful detainer assistant (attach certified copy of each judgment).
E.CRIMINAL CONVICTION : (NOTE: This information must be provided for each corporate officer or general partner. Conviction means a plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere. Any conviction dismissed under Penal Code s 1203.4 must be included. )
Empty Checkbox​1. An officer or general partner has been convicted of a felony (attach certified copies of each conviction and disposition).
Empty Checkbox​2. An officer or general partner has been convicted of misdemeanor unlawful practice of law or contempt of the authority of a court under Business and Professions Code s 6126 or s 6127 (attach certified copies of each conviction and disposition).
Empty Checkbox​3. An officer or general partner been convicted of a misdemeanor violation of the provisions on legal document assistants and unlawful detainer assistants at Business and Professions Code ss 6400-6416 (attach certified copies of each conviction and disposition).
F.REVOCATION OF REGISTRATION : (NOTE: This information must be provided for each corporate officer or general partner.)
Empty Checkbox​1. An officer or general partner has had registration as a legal document assistant or an unlawful detainer assistant revoked by a county clerk under Business and Professions Code s 6413 (attach certified copy of each revocation).
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that all information on this application and on all accompanying documents is true and correct.
Signature: [FNa1] _______________________________________________
Title: _________________________________________________________
Date: __________________________________________________________
[FNa1]
Corporate applicant: Application must be signed by the chairman of the board or the president; or by any vice president and the secretary, any assistant secretary, the chief financial officer or any assistant treasurer.
[FNa1]
Partnership applicant: Application must be signed by at least one general partner.
(c) The county clerk in each county shall reproduce the application forms prescribed by subdivisions (a) and (b).
Note: Authority cited: Section 6402, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 7.5, 6402, 6402.1 and 6403, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New chapter 5 (articles 1-5), article 1 (section 3900) and section filed 8-12-99; operative 8-16-99 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 99, No. 33).
This database is current through 9/11/20 Register 2020, No. 37
16 CCR § 3900, 16 CA ADC § 3900
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