Regina Van Hecke, Owner
Legal Document Services

104 Walnut Avenue, Suite 204
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 469-8470


Helping you to help yourself
since 1996!

"Legal Document Services was there and available when I needed them."

-- Randy G., Capitola

"Our complicated paperwork went through the system right, the first time."
-- Ellen V., Los Gatos

"We saved more than half the cost of using an attorney and received personal, attentive service."
-- Victoria C., Santa Cruz


    About the Owner

    About Paralegals & Legal     Document Assistants

    When Mediation Can Help

    Family Law Services

I am not an attorney.
I can only offer self-help services at your specific direction.

Regina Van Hecke

LDA REG. #41
Santa Cruz County


Our purpose is
to provide low-cost
legal access and assistance
for everyone.

The legal system
can be expensive,
and complicated.

Our goal is to provide
the help you need to
help yourself.

... Regina Van Hecke
Legal Document Services



About Regina Van Hecke

Regina is a trained, registered, and bonded Legal Document Assistant. She received her Bachelor's of Fine Arts from Marymount Manhattan College in New York City and has been a resident of Santa Cruz since 1998.

Regina is also a trained mediator and volunteered as a family-law mediator for the Santa Cruz Conflict Resolution Center for nearly 3 years. She continues to practice her mediation skills as an assistant mediator to a local family-law attorney.

Regina is dedicated to helping individuals and couples access the legal system through the assisted preparation of court-required documents necessary to process cases. Regina works compassionately and professionally with her clients to best help them understand and navigate the court system through what can be a challenging process for many.

She has a strong background in family-law matters and can also provide assistance with all other services our office provides, including expungements (the clearing of criminal records), wills, trusts, and deeds. Regina is a current member of the California Association of Legal Document Assistants (

Regina purchased Legal Document Services in 2015 from former owner, Tamara Parker. Tamara had many years of experience, including working for the Superior Court, County of Santa Cruz, Office of the Family Law Facilitator (self-help center) and for the U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee. Her expertise continues to be an asset to the business.




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