California Unlawful Detainer Assistant (UDA) Registration Bonds
What is a California Unlawful Detainer Assistant (UDA) Registration Bond?
An Unlawful Detainer Assistant (UDA) Registration Bond is a type of surety bond required in California for those providing services for compensation as unlawful detainer assistants including the preparation of documents required in the prosecution or defense of an unlawful detainer action. The Unlawful Detainer Assistant Bond must be filed with the county in which the business will be conducted. The purpose of the UDA surety bond is to protect individuals who may be financially harmed by unlawful actions of made the bonded UDA, including but not limited to misrepresentation, fraud, misstatement, deceit and or any unlawful omissions.
Why is a California Unlawful Detainer Assistant Registration Bond Required?
This surety bond obligation is specifically for those having applied to be registered as unlawful detainer assistants (UDAs) and is required pursuant to California Business & Professional Code § 6405 to ensure compliance with Division 3, Chapter 5.5 of the California Business and Professions Code. The UDA bond may be cancelled by the surety company in accordance with Part 2, Title 14, Chapter 2, Article 13 (commencing with Section 996.310) of the California Code of Civil Procedure.