The County Clerk is responsible for filing, registering, and issuing marriage licenses,
licensing fictitious business names, process servers, unlawful detainer assistants,
legal document assistants, professional photocopiers, power of attorney, issuing
bonds and oaths, certifications, and authentications. The County Clerk also performs
marriage ceremonies and authorizes Commissioner For One Day appointments.
New Law Regarding Social Security Numbers
Effective January 1, 2008, Section 1798.89 of the Civil Code is added to read:
"Unless otherwise required to do so by state or federal law, no person, entity,
or government agency shall present for recording or filing with a county recorder
a document that is required by any provision of law to be open to the public if
that record displays more than the last four digits of a social security number."
New Law Regarding Acknowledgments and Jurats (AB-886)
Click here to view information
on this new law for Notaries.
Please choose from the following links for more information:
Commissioner For One Day
Fictitious Business Names Information
Registering as a Notary Public
Registering as a Process Server
Registering as a Legal Document Assistant/Unlawful Detainer Assistant
Registering as a Professional Photocopier
Domestic Partners Registry
the Board - Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700)
For all other services not listed, please call or visit our office. Click
here for locations and hours.