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Why FALDP?

Why indeed. We've used a marketing piece for some time that explains the “what” of FALDP, among other statements, it says: “FALDP is an industry leader – empowering the people – and working everyday to make Florida a better place to live”. I believe those words are true, I fervently hope that we are, in fact, making Florida a better place to live. Read more.


A Few Bad Apples ...

I'm the founder and director of the Florida Association of Legal Document Preparers [FALDP.ORG]. As such, I am 100% invested in the growth of the nonlawyer legal document preparation industry. I, personally, have been preparing legal documents since 1998. We exist because there is a demand for our services. People can't afford attorneys, people think that if they just had the correct forms,in the required format; and could decipher procedure that they would probably get through their legal matter on their own. Many times, most of the time, they're right. Read more.


Thinking of a “No Court Divorce in Florida”? – Think Again.

I've seen some nonlawyer document preparers marketing their services for a No Court Divorce. A No Court Divorce is possible when the divorcing parties agree on every facet of their divorce, including division of assets and debt; child support; and child custody. While a divorce in Florida is possible and even legal without either party ever appearing in court, it may not be the best idea. And here's why: Read more. 

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The FALDP News Blog

Welcome to our News and Articles blog. These pages are routinely updated to provide our members with the latest happenings that affect our lives and livelihoods.

Jan 21, 2020

early termination of probation

FALDP members offer document preparation for early termination of probation. 800-515-0496

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Jan 16, 2020

Business Practices

FALDP provides Suggested Business Practices and Policies for Florida legal document preparers.

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Jan 16, 2020

legal document preparation services

FALDP is the Florida Pro Se Source for legal document preparation services for consumers throughout Florida; and a voluntary trade association for Florida nonlawyers. 800-515-0496

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Jan 14, 2020

Awesome idea

It is a very good idea, let's keep on pushing for well needed change for documents preparers.

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Jan 13, 2020

Discovery request on Civil Case over $15k

I am pro se on a Civil Case of Auto Theft. The defendants state my deceased husband GIFTED them my vehicle which was an inheritance I received when my

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Jan 07, 2020

FALDP Legal Document Preparer Membership

FALDP Legal Document Preparer Membership is a vital part of any Florida legal document preparers business. FALDP offers courses, information, networking, referrals, and more to our members. 800-515-0496

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Jan 06, 2020

Legal Document Preparation Business

FALDP offers online courses and support for starting a Florida Legal Document Preparation Business. 800-515-0496

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Jan 05, 2020

civil Indigent

FALDP, the Florida Association of Legal Document Preparers provides information about civil indigent Status to Florida's pro se litigants. 800-515-0496

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Jan 01, 2020

Polk County legal document preparers

FALDP, the Florida Association of Legal Document Preparers has Polk County legal document preparers as members.. 800-515-0496.

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Jan 01, 2020

Online Legal Document Preparation Courses

FALDP offers Online Legal Document Preparation Courses for legal document preparers to increase their knowledge. 800-515-0496

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Jan 01, 2020

Amazing FALDP Specials

FALDP offers Amazing FALDP Specials like discounts for online courses and Turn Key Business Bundles. 800-515-0496

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Dec 13, 2019

Landlord Tenant

The Landlord Tenant page describes residential rental rules for landlords and tenants.. 800-515-0496

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Dec 06, 2019

Florida Legal Document Preparers Resources

FALDP offers a full range legal document preparers resources, including courses, referrals, and more. 800-515-0496

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Dec 05, 2019

Estate Planning Documents

FALDP has members who can prepare your Estate Planning Documents - wills, living wills, power of attorney, advanced healthcare directory, etc. 800-515-0496

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Dec 05, 2019

Small probate Florida

Small probate Florida - Summary Administration is the process in Florida to settle a small estate, which is defined as valued at less than $75,000 excluding exempt property. 800-515-0496

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