A Brief Look Back in Time – Just Document Preparation and the California Court’s evolution in the Self Help Movement

1996 – After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate, Annette Gomez started working independently as a freelance paralegal in her business, formerly known as Legal Action.

1997 – In response to the growing number of self represented litigants, California introduces Family Law Facilitators to the courts to offer free attorney services. Self Help departments opened in all the family law courts offering classes and other forms of help to the public.

1998 – California became the first state to create and formally regulate what is now known as the legal document assistant profession. Annette Gomez was the 4th person in […]


The business offers a lower cost legal alternative to the traditional attorney service. “We help consumers stay in control of their legal matters while saving them thousands of dollars”. The majority of the business focuses on divorce and other family law document preparation, uncontested probates and living trusts. Documents for adoptions, deeds, guardianships, conservatorships, and other court filings are also prepared. Most clients never see the inside of a courthouse. Independent paralegal services to attorneys are also offered.

Annette Gomez founded the business in 1996. Just Doc Prep is staffed with bonded and registered legal document assistants, a state law requirement. […]

Just Document Preparation, Inc. Celebrates 20 Years with 20% Savings

Just Document Preparation, Inc. marks 20 years of helping self-represented consumers access the justice system by providing a lower cost, legal alternative to the traditional attorney service.
Services include document preparation for living trusts, divorce, custody, support and visitation, simple probates, guardianship, conservatorship, adoption and more. Consumers stay in control of their legal matters while saving thousands of dollars. The business also offers independent paralegal services to attorneys.
The company founder, Annette Gomez started the business in 1996 in Riverside which now includes satellite offices in Murrieta and Rancho Cucamonga. All employees are bonded and registered as Legal Document Assistants, a state […]

Murrieta Open House-Free Legal Documents

By NELSY RODRIGUEZ nrodriguez@californian.com
North County Times | Posted: Thursday, June 2, 2011 4:42 pm
Just Document Preparation of Murrieta will offer free legal documents preparation Saturday. Services that will be offered for free include notarization, filings for power of attorney and advanced health care directive, child support calculation paperwork, travel authorization and caregiver authorization, among others. Fees for those services typically range from $10 to $150, said Annette Gomez, a Just Document Preparation representative.Just Document Preparation is at 25186 Hancock Ave, Suite 110. Documents will be prepared from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. by appointment.To schedule an appointment, call 951-696-5353.

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Marking A Decade of Document Preparation

By Randyl Drummer
The Press Enterprise
November 15, 2006
What it is: The business offers an alternative to going to an attorney’s office for preparation of legal document preparation. We help consumers stay in control of their financial and legal matters while saving them thousands of dollars, said Annette Gomez, owner and manager. Services include document preparation of living trust, divorce, custody, support and visitation, bankruptcy, probate, eviction, adoption and other court documents. The business also offers independent paralegal services to attorneys. Clients may receive referrals to qualified attorneys when they need legal advice or representation.
When it’s open: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. […]