Kern County Superior Court Local Rule requiring non-attorneys to prepare and submit a signed declaration authorizing the non-attorney to obtain information and file on the case.
Rule 6.1 Pleading Filed by Self-Represented Litigants - Pleading Prepared by Third Parties (Effective 7/1/03; rev. 1/1/17; rev. 1/1/20)
Parties who retain the services of non – attorney third parties (e.g.: typing services or paralegals) to prepare their pleadings must submit a declaration to the court with the following information: (Effective 7/1/03; rev. 1/1/20)
(a) Name, including Doing Business As (DBA) and Legal Document Assistant (LDA) number, address, and telephone number of person preparing the pleadings;
(b) Amount of compensation paid to third party for the preparation of the pleadings; and
(c) Authorization pursuant to Family Code § 7643, if access to Confidential Uniform Parentage Act action is requested.
6.1 Declaration Sample.pdf