SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE CLERK-RECORDER ARE AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT 559-675-7721 OR 559-675-7724 TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT OR FOR MORE INFORMATION. APPOINTMENTS ARE LIMITED TO 30 MINUTES AND TO 2 INDIVIDUALS – MUST HAVE CONFIRMATION NUMBER AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT.
Please read all instructions and requirements and complete registration form in its entirety and submit all required supporting documentation. Registrations forms must be submitted in-person before 3:30 p.m. to allow sufficient time for bond recording.
UPDATE: Effective 8/16/2019, photos may be taken in-person at the Madera County Clerk's office at the time of filing in lieu of providing passport photos. Please contact our office at (559) 675-7721 with any questions.
"Fillable" PDF forms are available to complete by clicking the links below. Please complete by typing in all information, print and then sign. Additional instruction sheets are also available for your review.
LDA Instructions: Provides details on all fees and requirements for Legal Document Assistant registration.*
LDA Registration - Individual: Registration form for INDIVIUALS registering as a Legal Document Assistant.
LDA Registration - Corporation/Partnership: Registration form for CORPORATIONS or PARTNERSHIPS as a Legal Document Assistant.
Process Server Instructions: Provides details on all fees and requirements for Process Server registration.
Process Server Registration: Registration form for INDIVIDUALS, CORPORATIONS, OR PARTNERSIPS registering as a Process Server.
UDA Instructions: Provides details on all fees and requirements for Unlawful Detainer Assistant registration.
UDA Registration - Individual: Registration form for INDIVIDUALS registering as an Unlawful Detainer Assistant.
UDA Registration - Corporation/Partnership: Registration form for CORPORATIONS or PARTNERSHIPS registering as an Unlawful Detainer Assistant.
* Please note that the when filing as an LDA, the use of the phrase "paralegal" in the business name may not be acceptable. Review Business and Profession Code 6450 for more information or consult a legal advisor.