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We’re inching up on Memorial Day, the official kickoff to summer—grilling season, backyard barbecues and family vacations. But Memorial Day is one holiday when every American should stop and give thanks to the men and women who served and died defending our country so that we can enjoy our carefree...

For December, California Document Preparers is profiling Oakland office co-owners Ian Duncan and Corey Priest. Ian’s a Bay Area native who went to San Francisco State University and majored in finance. In 2007, he got his paralegal degree, became a Legal Document Assistant (LDA) and took over management of Oakland’s...

California Document Preparers is pleased to announce the rollout of their new website homepage. Users will notice an immediate change when they land on the homepage. “Our new interface is cleaner, making the site much easier to navigate. We’ve eliminated some of the distraction, so that our primary legal document services—Divorce,...

For November, California Document Preparers is profiling John de Benedictis, in our Walnut Creek office. John was born in Philadelphia, grew up in Southern California, has lived in the East Bay for many years and now resides in Walnut Creek. John plays golf, bocce ball and bridge, and like many of...

End-of-life documents, an important part of California Document Preparers’ services, inevitably lead to discussions about other end-of-life issues—including the controversial issue of a patient’s desire to end his or her own life. The California Senate passed the End of Life Options Act earlier in the summer, yet it was tabled...

On Saturday, we celebrate the 4th of July—time for fireworks, barbecues, parades--and giving thanks I’ve traveled enough to know that Americans don’t necessarily have a corner on quality of life. The French and other cultures enjoy short workweeks and a month of vacation every year. We work too hard and often...

Lynne Jenkins, in our Oakland office, is California Document Preparers' June Employee of the Month. Lynne grew up right here in the Bay Area. "The weather and culture are too great--why would we want to live anywhere else?" Lynne works part-time; her husband, son, daughter, and dog, an energetic tan shih-poo, keep...

Valerie Jackson, California Document Preparers’ March Employee of the Month, joined the Oakland office three years ago this month and has become an important part of this team.   Valerie arrived in the Bay Area from Oklahoma City when she was just five years old. Her single parents thought that her...