Due to the COVID-19 and the County's Shelter in Place order, we are offering our free consultations by phone and will be able to process your case remotely with the same quality and results as our in-person appointments. 

Do you need help preparing and filing legal documents?

Call us for a consultation. We can go over the process, our services, and fees, then you can decide how to proceed

Affordable Document Preparation Services

Formerly Affordable Paralegal of Hayward

Serving all cities in the Bay Area.

Affordable Document Preparation Services is a self-help Legal Document Assistant Company (formerly known as Affordable Paralegal of Hayward) established in March of 1991. We offer top-quality legal document preparation services and give our client an affordable legal alternative to access the courts.

We are headquartered in Hayward, and are able to assist you anywhere in the Bay Area and the State.

We specialize in completing legal documents following our client's specific directions. Our services include:

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Legal Separations
  • Annulments
  • Restraining Orders
  • Petitions to Establish Paternity
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO's)
  • Dissolution of Domestic Partnership
  • Name Changes
  • Small Claims
  • and other legal matters

We provide assistance with filing the necessary documents within the appropriate court. We also serve the documents to the other party, all at an affordable cost.

Affordable Document Preparation Services

All our services include:

  • Flat fees services. No hidden Fees
  • Court fees waivers when applicable
  • Low Cost, payment plans available
  • We service all California Counties
  • Court guidelines child support runs
  • We file all your documents with the court for you

About Us

Marcel A. Neumann, our senior Legal Document Assistant (LDA - Formerly Independent Paralegal) and owner of the company, is a member and Past President of the California Association of Legal Document Assistants (Calda.org). Marcel is professionally registered and holds an LDA bond in compliance with California Law.

With more than 26 years of experience, Marcel can provide affordable, professional, and valuable self-help services to those clients who choose to approach our legal system without an attorney, as defined by the Business and Professions Code.

Gloria Dávila our junior LDA and our office personnel will help you in a friendly, knowledgeable and personalize manner making your process as stress free as possible.

As a family owned and operated company, we approach each clients's unique situation with compassion, experiences, and care.

Many of our customers refer their family and friends to us because they are pleased with the efficiency, knowledge and dedication we demonstrate to our clients.

We are not attorneys, we can only provide self-help services at your specific directions.


Cities We Service:

Hayward, Oakland, Fremont, Livermore, Newark, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Union City, Dublin, Martinez, San Mateo, Redwood City, Belmont, Tracy, San Francisco, San Jose and more.


Affordable Document Preparation Services

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Phone: 510-782-6811
Fax: 510-782-6812
Headquarters:: 24301 Southland Drive, Suite 612,
 Hayward, CA, 94545
Office Hours:   10:00am to 6:00pm
  ------ Monday to Friday -------

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