Florida Association of Legal Document Preparers ~ 800-515-0496

Online Courses

Online Course Registration

When you register for any of our online courses, after completing the registration form, 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 link will disappear, and you'll need to contact us at staff@faldp.org or 800-515-0496 to recover it. All of our online courses are self-paced and completely virtual. Most of our courses are open to anyone. However, document preparers two of our courses are reserved for Members Only: Sales Secrets for Document Preparers and Building a Better Business and Building a Better Business. Please visit our membership page to join. We also offer course bundles - some of our courses are bundled together and offered a lower price.

Building a Better Business
(Members Only)

Building a Better Business will help you boost your business from the beginning. Its full of ideas and resources for marketing, customer service, and infrastructure. We offered this course free of charge to new members during our annual January membership drive. We have now opened up to enrollment for any FALDP member.

Tuition $45 ~ Register Here 

Sales Secrets for Document Preparers (Members Only)

Sales Secrets for Document Preparers is a four module course that teaches fundamental sales technique and is especially designed for our industry. Learning sales skills is a vital key to success in any business. Legal document preparers often know the information needed to prepare documents backwards and forwards, but have never learned how to sell. If you need help converting customer contacts into sales, this course is for you. 

Tuition $85 ~ Register Here

Summary Administration of Estate

Summary Administration of Estate is probate for small estates. A small estate in Florida is an estate with a value of less than $75,000. excluding exempt property. There is a huge demand for this type of document preparation. The forms for Summary Administration of Estate are included in this course.

Tuition $299. - Register Here

Parental Responsibility

Parenting Plans & Modifications

Our Online Course - Parental Responsibility includes forms and instructions for preparing Parenting Plans; Supplemental Petition for Modification of Child Custody, Time-Sharing, and Related Relief; Supplemental Petition for Relocation with Minor Children; and other forms related to these court actions.

Tuition $261.00 - Register Here

Debt Defense

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Help yourself or help your customers defend against a law suit to collect a debt. This course includes sample documents, templates, and more. Also includes the most recent version of our ebook - "You've Been Sued! How to Answer a Civil Complaint"  . Debt Defense is completely self-paced and online as are all of our online courses. Five modules with an exam link at the end, then complete the Exit Survey to request your Certificate of Completion.

Tuition $199. ~ Register Here

Notary Signing Agent Prep Course

The Notary Signing Agent Prep Course includes vital information you'll need to become a Notary Signing Agent. This course offers one on one mentoring as an add on. Six modules - completely online and self-paced.

Tuition $129. - Register Here

Post Conviction Document Preparation

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Post-Conviction Document Preparation includes information and forms about Early Termination of Probation; Expunge & Seal of Criminal Records; Restoration of Civil Rights; and Reputation Repair & Management. We have included official forms from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE); and The Office of Executive Clemency. There is an exam link at the end of the course.

After you complete the Course Registration Form below, you'll receive a paypal payment button. After you pay via paypal, you'll then receive the course link. Please do not navigate away from the paypal page before saving the course link.

Tuition - $199. Register Here

Introduction to Florida Legal Document Preparation

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This course is mandatory for document preparers who are new to the industry or coming to Florida from another state. Even if you already have the experience needed for membership, you may benefit from this course if your experience is primarily working for attorneys. Working for pro se litigants is a different world. This course 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 a self-test, and two essays that must be completed. This course includes our collection of essays - Unauthorized Practice of Law v Legal Access as an instant download e-book. Eight modules - updated February 2015.

                   Tuition - $129.00 - REGISTER HERE

Immigration - Sponsoring a Foreign Spouse

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There are many ways to immigrate to the U.S., however the most common and the simplest is when a U.S. citizen sponsors a spouse. The same rules outlined in this course apply to other close relatives, as defined by USCIS. A close relative is a spouse, brother, sister, mother, child, etc; but not a cousin. And of those close relatives, by far the simplest and most straight forward of immigration processes is sponsorship of a foreign spouse by a U.S. citizen.

Tuition - $249.00 REGISTER HERE

Becoming a Successful Landlord

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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. 

  • Rights & Responsibilities – Working together works best.
  • Laws and regulations.
  • Personalities – The Golden Rule.
  • Dealing With Disputes – Learn how to resolve disputes before they become disasters.
  • Evictions – Specific steps Conclusion – Link to the test; important forms and information.

This course is geared both towards landlords and the document preparers who help them. Savvy tenants can also benefit from taking this course.

                            Tuition $199. - REGISTER HERE

Preparing Florida Divorce Documents

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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. Forms are included in this course.

The tuition for this course - $245.00 - is the approximate average charge for document preparers preparing divorce documents. Document preparers can recoup their investment with one document preparation package. Learning a new skill is an investment in yourself.

                     Tuition $245. - REGISTER HERE

Living Trusts & Estate Planning Document Preparation

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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 estate planning.

Tuition - $129. - Register Here

Bankruptcy Basics - Chapter 7 Personal Bankruptcy

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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:

  • Bankruptcy terminology;
  • Types of Bankruptcy
  • Eligibility
  • Florida exemptions; Means Test;
  • And Do's and Don'ts For Bankruptcy Petitioner Preparers

Like our other online courses, "Bankruptcy Basics - Chapter 7" is completely self-paced. Bankruptcy forms are not included in this course. The time needed to complete the course varies according to individual learning styles. This course does not include forms.

                       Tuition $149. REGISTER HERE