Contact Ameribonds® - Surety & Insurance

Legal Document Assistant Bond - LDA Bond

California requires Legal Document Assistants to obtain a Legal Document Assistant Surety Bond in the amount of $25,000.  LDA Bonds are for a  two-year term and are required for a California LDA to be registered as an LDA. The CA legal document assistant surety bond is filed in the county where the LDA will be preparing and filing legal documents. Check with the California Secretary of State or California Business and Professions Code Section 6400 for the law on the legal document assistant surety bond requirements.   

CALDA, California Association of Legal Document Assistants, is a non-profit organization that helps to organize, educate and network LDA’s in California. Their website www.calda.org is a wealth of information for both legal document assistants and Californians who are interested in the services they offer. The owner/broker of  Ameribonds Surety has been an LDA and member of CALDA since 1998.

A Legal Document Assistant, as defined by the California Business & Professions Code Section 6400 (c) is any person who is otherwise not exempted and who provides, or assists in providing, or offers to provide, or offers to assist in providing, for compensation, any self-help service to a member of the public who is representing himself or herself in a legal matter, or who holds himself or herself out as someone who offers that service or has that authority, or a corporation, partnership, association, or other entity that employs or contracts with any person who is not otherwise exempted who, as part of his or her responsibilities, provides, or assists in providing, or offers to provide, or offers to assist in providing, for compensation, any self-help service to a member of the public who is representing himself or herself in a legal matter or holds himself or herself out as someone who offers that service or has that authority.

Ameribonds provides LDA Bonds for $393.75 for two years with NO credit check. Complete our online application or call (800) 995-0997 for more information.  We provide your LDA Bond the same day we receive your request and look forwarding to serving the LDA community.