Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Clerk-Recorder Department will be closing its branch offices in Anaheim, Laguna Hills and at the Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana.
The department's office at the County Service Center in Santa Ana will remain open but only offer over-the-counter service for birth, death, and marriage certificates, all professional registrations, and real property document recordings. All other services will be offered by mail only.
Effective July 20, 2020, the following services must be requested via mail. No over-the-counter service will be available until further notice:
Fictitious Business Name Statements
Official Records Copies
For more information about the services being offered by the Clerk-Recorder Department, please call the department's information line at (714) 834-2500, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.
Fictitious Business Name
To make available to the public the identities of those persons or entities doing business under fictitious business names. A business name that DOES NOT include the surname of an individual owner.
Who Should File?
Persons or entities doing business for profit under a fictitious name (does not include surname).
Where to File?
The statement must be filed in the county of the principal place of business. After filing in the county of principal, the statement may be filed in other counties.
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