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Court Update: Preparer Declaration Requirement Kern County Local Rule 6.1

Wednesday, January 01, 2020 5:25 PM | Anonymous

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

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