Nevada introduces new bond requirement for document preparation service providers

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Effective March 1, 2014, the Nevada Secretary of State implemented new regulations governing document preparation service providers and the process to become certified in the state. The official definition of a document preparation service provider according to the state is:

“A person who:

For compensation and at the direction of a client, provides assistance to the client in a legal matter, including, without limitation: (1) Preparing or completing any pleading, application or other document for the client; (2) Translating an answer to a question posed in such a document; (3) Securing any supporting document, such as a birth certificate, required in connection with the legal matter; or (4) Submitting a completed document on behalf of the client to a court or administrative agency.”

Among the new regulations for document preparation service providers is a change to the requirements for licensing. The process now requires the posting of a surety bond in the penal sum of $50,000. This bond is to be filed with the Secretary of State and is conditioned to provide protection to clients of document preparation service providers.

For more information regarding these new requirements, click here.

The experts at are familiar with this new surety bond requirement in Nevada and are ready to assist you with all your document preparation service provider bonding needs. If you have questions or are ready to purchase your bond, give us a call at 1 (800) 308-4358 Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CST. Or, you can submit an instant online bond request 24/7. Our expert surety specialists will you walk you through each step of our fast, easy and accurate bonding process.

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