711 6th Street, Taft, CA 93268(661) 447-4533 Attorney’s charge a LOT and represent you in court. We charge a little and do not represent you in court. Instead, we prepare paperwork, and you represent yourself in court. We can also serve papers, file papers, make deliveries, and otherwise help run errands related to your case. Divorce & Family Law Matters $710 Divorce – Summons, Petition, Request for Default and Fee Waiver. Short declaration disclosure included. $675 Divorce Response – Response, Fee Waiver. Short declaration disclosure included. $240 Divorce Amendment $100 At Issue Memorandum $710 Petition to Establish a Parental Relationship $1,070 Petition to Terminate Parental Rights $730 Domestic Violence Restraining Order – Always prepared as a rush job $970 Ex Parte request for order – Always prepared as a rush job $540 Request for Spousal Support, Child Support, or Other Order $140 Additional Order Requests $180* Other family law pleadings $90 Additional consultation or phone call – check dates, check case status, obtain extra copies, etc. Grand Parents Rights $690 Petition to establish grandparent rights $540 Objection Adoption $550 Petition to terminate parental rights for purpose of adoption $850 Stepchild adoption Guardianship $1,280 Guardianship package $250 Each additional child $580 Objection Other Civil Matters $350 Plan Package – Power of Attorney, Advanced Healthcare Directive, Statutory Will $530 Civil Restraining Order $725 Summons and Complaint – Limited Civil $650 Name Change $150* Other civil pleadings, answers to discovery, etc. Notary $15 Signature – Acknowledgment or Jurat $150 Travel and admission to Kern County Sheriff’s Central Receiving facility $200 Travel and admission to Kern County Sheriff’s Lerdo Pretrial facility $220 Travel and admission to Kern County Sheriff’s Lerdo Justice facility $65 – 100 Travel to most locations in Bakersfield Criminal Matters $350 Sealing Order, Petition to Dismiss, Petition to Reduce Charges, etc. – First case. $200 Sealing Order, Petition to Dismiss, Petition to Reduce Charges, etc. – Cases 2-6 $150 Sealing Order, Petition to Dismiss, Petition to Reduce Charges, etc. – Each additional case in the same courthouse $350 Quash restraining order Evictions & Unlawful Detainers $85 Notice – 3, 15, 30, or 60 Day Notice $1,100 Eviction/Unlawful Detainer – Residential, Possession Only $160 Writ of Execution Odds & Ends $150* Typing service – answers to discovery, response to demurrers, etc. $150 Rush. It takes a few days to prepare documents for most cases, but we charge a bit extra and stay after hours for clients who need to have their documents prepared immediately. Rates for Process Service in Taft $120 Service – 1 to 3 days $140 Ultra Rush – Within 24 hours $160 NOW! – Within two hours $50 Declaration of Due Diligence Plus a one time charge of $1.50 / mile based on the distance from our office to the location of service and back no matter how many attempts are made. Other cities usually have similar rates if a process server is available in that city. If a process server must travel from Bakersfield, An additional charge of $1.50 / mile is required, which includes both time and mileage. Use any process server you like. These are the fees for the process servers we regularly work with. Notes: * This is an hourly rate for typing and formatting All fees are flat rate except fees that include an asterisk*. Those fees are charged hourly because preparation time is almost completely dependent on the parties and not on the paralegals. Prices are our fees and do not include court filing fees ($240 to $435), court motion fees ($85), court writ fees ($40), Probation Department research fee ($60), Sheriff fees ($145), or fees paid to others, some of which may not be needed depending on the case and the availability of fee waivers. Required Disclaimers: LDA Disclosures Pursuant to Business and Professions Code §6410.5 Legal Document Assistant services, books, computer consulting, and related services to the public. We also offer legal research, legal writing, and paralegal services to attorneys. We are not attorneys and cannot represent you in court, advise you about your legal rights or the law, or select legal forms for you. We are registered LDAs #122, 186, and 187 in Kern County, and our registrations expire every two years unless renewed. NOTICE TO CONSUMER DO NOT SIGN ANYTHING BEFORE YOU READ THIS PAGE In the first conversation when you contacted legal document assistant (me), did he explain that he is not an attorney and Legal Research Services, Bakersfield Paralegal, Bakersfield Divorce, and More Alive are NOT law firms. I cannot represent you in court. I cannot advise you about your legal rights or the law. I cannot select legal forms for you. I am registered in Kern County and the registration number is [see contract]. My registration is valid until [see co , after which it must be renewed. To confirm that I am registered, you may contact the Kern County clerk’s office at 1115 Truxtun Ave # 5th, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or by phone at (661)868-3588 or on their webpage, www.kerncountyclerk.com.