The Florida Association of Legal Document Preparers is proud to announce a growing variety of courses to help document preparers help consumers. Our online document preparation courses are entirely self-paced. The Intro course is designed for document preparers who are either new to the industry or relocating to Florida from another state.
After completing the registration form for your desired course, you'll be directed to the payment area where you can pay for your course with a debit or credit card. After payment you will then see the link to the course. Be careful to save the course link somewhere else before navigating away from that page. If you navigate away, the course link will disappear, and you'll need to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to recover it.
This course is mandatory for document preparers who are new to the industry. Even if you already have the experience needed for membership, you may benefit from this course if you're relocating to Florida from another state; or if your experience is primarily working for attorneys. Working for pro se litigants is a different world.INTRO to Florida Legal Document Preparation
explains business basics - including business structure, choosing a name, and deciding on your business model. This course also includes information about compliance and avoiding UPL.There is no test, but there are assignments that must be completed.
Our "Becoming a Successful Landlord" is packed with information, links, and
Supreme Court approved landlord/ tenant forms. The same forms we sell on
this site for $9.99 are included in this course as free downloads. Also includes our FALDP Report - How to Make PDFs Fillable.
This course is geared both towards landlords and the document preparers who help them. Savvy tenants can also benefit from taking this course.
Preparing Florida Divorce Documents is a nuts and bolts course based on the Florida Supreme Court approved forms for pro se litigants. Also includes our FALDP Report - How to Make PDFs Fillable. Each of the different dissolution processes is discussed; information about the Petition for Paternity and Related Relief is included.
The tuition for this course - $220.00 - is the amount we charge consumers for preparing divorce documents. Document preparers can recoup their investment with one document preparation package. Learning a new skill is an investment in yourself.
Students must complete five study modules and quizzes. Upon successful completion, students receive a Course Completion Certificate; and a set of Divorce Document Questionnaires.
The value of the questionnaires becomes clear once you start preparing
divorce documents. This course (and all of our courses) is entirely
online and self-paced, students must spend a minimum of four hours on
the course site.
Like our other courses, Living Trusts & Estate Planning Document Preparation is completely online and
self-paced. For FALDP members who intend to partner with FALDP in our
FALDP Living Trust and Estate Planning System -- completing this course
is required. For everyone else - consumers and document preparers alike -
it contains fundamental information about Revocable Living Trusts and
This course costs $99. and is appropriate for both document preparers and consumers. For a limited time, consumers who purchase a Living Trust document package through FALDP will be rebated 100% of their course fee. We believe that informed consumers are our best customers; and we have no problem in helping consumers make informed decisions.
Bankruptcy Basics - Chapter 7 Personal Bankruptcy shows consumers or shows document preparers how to help consumers start over with a clean financial slate. This foundation course introduces learners to:
Like our other online courses, "Bankruptcy Basics - Chapter 7" is completely self-paced. The time needed to complete the course varies according to individual learning styles.
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Current Self Help Titles
Modifying Child Support
Family Adoptions - Second Edition 2011
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