1st Choice Legal Assistance
1st Choice Legal Assistance

1st Choice Legal Assistance

Offers remote services
Discounts available
Offers remote services
Discounts available
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Document type

Responds within a day

Introduction: If you need services related to divorce/legal separation/annulment, child custody, child support, spousal support, guardianship, adoption, expungement, civil documents, or other types of legal documents prepared, were served with legal paperwork and need to respond, need notarization, a resume, a letter written, contracts, retirement plan joinder, QDRO's, termination of guardianship, or other services, 1st Choice Legal Assistance can help with all those needs and more. If you do not see your need listed, please ask. 1st Choice Legal Assistance offers several options of payment including payment arrangements that suit the clients needs. Please contact me for a free consultation today. I look forward to being your 1st choice for your document needs. I am not an attorney. I cannot represent you in court. I can only prepare documents at your direction.
Overview

Hired 32 times

Serves Modesto, CA

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1 employee

5 years in business

Payment methods

Cash, Check, Credit card, Square cash app, Venmo, Zelle

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2020

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

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Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, responsiveness, and work quality.

Great 4.8

28 reviews

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Rosetta F.
Mar 3, 2021
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I contacted Cheryl at 1st Choice Legal Assistance about a month ago, I had been going thru some very serious threating and harassment with some family members. Cheryl was very professional and talked me thru this entire process, from start to finish., she filed several restraining orders for me and she did an outstanding and professional job, I want to thank her so much for helping me to prepare the necessary documents and all the details that I needed to do, Cheryl I can't thank you enough you were a true blessing in every since of the word. If it had not been for Cheryl I did not know what I was going to do. That weight that I had been carrying for so long has know been lifted, thanks to Cheryl. She was able to get the necessary restraining orders done and filed with the courts quickly. I normally don't do reviews but felt the need to do so in this case. Please do not hesitate to contact her! Thanks Cheryl you are the best! I give you a 5 Star rating and will definitely refer and use you again.
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Hortensia w.
Aug 20, 2020
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I submitted an online request for help with an emergency restraining order and guardianship for my grandson at 6:30 am today. I was called by Cheryl at 10:15 am and was done processing an emergency restraining order at 12:30 pm. The fee was reasonable. I highly recommend 1st choice legal assistance to all my family and friends. I give Cheryl 5 stars.
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Alicia r.
Aug 2, 2019
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Cheryl was amazing. We needed a document prepared that had to be created, there was no form for it. She asked to review our last court paperwork. She let us know the time frame it would be reviewed and when she would get back to us. She was so prompt! We didn't end up needing the document after all but it feels great to know that we found someone now and we plan on going to her for all our needs. But she definitely worked remotely with us which was outstanding and definitely looked out for our best needs when it came to the preparation. You're the best Cheryl
1st Choice Legal Assistance's reply
Thank you so much for your amazing review. I'm glad I could help ease your mind during the difficult time you were going through. Thank you for your patronage.
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Nov 20, 2017
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Ms. Garey is amazing and very knowledgeable in legal document preparation and in all aspects of the services she provides. I recommend her without reservation.
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Ebony T.
Sep 18, 2020
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Very prompt, professional, personable and detail oriented with superior knowledge and advice! Her 20 years of experience is quite evident. Her friendliness/customer service attitude are a bonus!
1st Choice Legal Assistance's reply
Thank you for your review and continued patronage.
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Cheryl Garey

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    I always ask my customers to contact me via telephone to provide a more accurate quote so the client is not over charged for services they do not need.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    I reach out to the client requesting them to contact me so I can verify the exact services they need. Once we determine if I can provide the services they need, we move forward with scheduling an appointment. From there, we execute a fee agreement, start the process of services and I stay in contact with them from start to finish.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I have an Associates of Science in Legal Assisting/Paralegal Studies and have been in the legal field working with attorneys for over 20 years.

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