Continuing Education

Arizona Code of Judicial Administration §7-208 L (2)(a) requires all certified legal document preparers to attend a minimum of ten hours of approved continuing education each year, between the period of May 1st and April 30th of the following year.  A total of no less than twenty hours of continuing education must be completed on or before April 30th of every odd-numbered year. The continuing education requirements do not apply to certified legal document preparer business entities. Hours of participation are not transferable to certification periods other than the one in which the participation occurred.

Continuing Education Audit Submission Form                      

Continuing Education  Opportunities:

The Arizona State Bar has extended to all certificate holders a member rate discount for CE courses. When registering for a State Bar course, please enter your AZCLDP number in the Bar number field when creating an account.  A catalog of the State Bar of Arizona continuing education opportunities is available at

The State Bar of Arizona has activated a “coupon code” for their online catalog that will give any legal document preparer an additional 10% off any Online CLE, CLEtoGO, and self-study audio CD.  To apply the discount, enter the code “DOCPREP” in the coupon code field. The direct link to the State Bar’s online catalog can be found at:   Exclusions may apply.

Courses of Interest

Maricopa County Bar Association offers an extensive curriculum of continuing education opportunities for Arizona Supreme Court Certification and Licensing Division certificate holders, including AZCLDPs.  The MCBA maintains a Paralegal Division as well as a CLE Department which offer seminars and self-study CE materials.  For more information, please click here.

Family Court Administration - Establishment of Paternity Workshop

Workshops are held on the 3rd Friday of every month - for more information click here