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CCDRA Agreement

CCDRA Membership Agreement

By Joining CCDRA you agree with the following

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES: $60 per Month without access to agreements.

Member is responsible to pay in full the amount of $60 per Month. All dues will be collected by credit card. CCDRA takes credit card fraud very seriously. If a member back-charges or cancels their credit card, he/she will be responsible for updating the credit card with CCDRA. If payment is not made after a member has signed this contract and received member benefits, the responsible party will owe a debt that will be taken to collections that will include fees and interest.

Member further agrees to open a referral agency, if not already in operation, within 9 months of becoming a member of CCDRA. It is also agreed that Member will inform CCDRA of any changes to the information provided on this agreement, including: ownership, business model,  business name, address(s), phone number(s), email address, contact name, number of agency locations and dissolution.

Members who operate a referral agency that is not a “domestic agency” as defined in subdivision (h) of California Civil Code §1812.501, are admitted to the CCDRA for limited educational and research purposes and not all information provided will apply.  Such Members may include, but are not limited to, graphic design, photography, event planning, moving, youth sports coaching, animal services, and web design.  The lobbying efforts of CCDRA focus on preserving the benefits of Civil Code §1812.5095 and Unemployment Insurance Code §687.2 for domestic referral agencies. 

NOTE: CCDRA membership dues are not refundable. CCDRA membership dues may be deductible as professional or business expenses to the extent allowable by law. U.S. law requires businesses to report the lobbying portion of their membership dues as a non-deductible, after-tax expense. CCDRA estimated lobbying portion is 60 % of membership dues.

Electronic Transmissions

California Coalition of Domestic Referral Agencies Inc. (“CCDRA”) prefers to communicate via electronic transmission and asks each of its members to consent to the use of electronic transmissions, such as e-mail and facsimile, for communications with that member regarding member meetings, notice of written ballots, and all other matters related to the governance of CCDRA. Such transmissions between CCDRA and its members are referred to herein as “CCDRA Governance Communications.” Please review the following information and complete and return this form to CCDRA.

Please be advised that you will retain the right to:

Withdraw consent to electronic transmissions by delivering a notice to CCDRA at its business address indicating such withdrawal. Any member who withdraws his or her consent will continue to receive and may send CCDRA Governance Communications on paper.

Request a paper copy of a particular electronic transmission by sending a request to CCDRA at its business address, clearly identifying the electronic transmission requested.

Change your contact information at any time by contacting CCDRA at CCDRA’s business address, or to update CCDRA concerning the facsimile number(s) or e-mail address(es) to be used by CCDRA to send CCDRA Governance Communications to you.

I agree to receive communications relating to my role as a member from the CCDRA to the e-mail address and/or facsimile below. This consent shall apply to all communications from CCDRA, and shall remain valid until revoked by me in a signed writing delivered to CCDRA.

Disclaimer and Agency Agreement

 NO LEGAL ADVICE INTENDED: The materials contained herein are intended to convey general information only and not to provide legal advice or opinions, and should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal or other professional advice from an attorney, or other professional, licensed and authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Accordingly, although the information is presented in good faith, it is not to be relied upon for, or construed as, legal, accounting, tax or business advice in any particular circumstance or fact situation. The information contained herein may not reflect the most current business or legal developments, may be incomplete, and may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. An attorney or other competent professional should be consulted for advice on specific issues.


The information presented does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the California Coalition of Domestic Referral Agencies (CCDRA) Board of Directors or its individual members, or affiliates. CCDRA shall have no obligation to inform the reader of any changes in laws or other which may affect the information provided. Nothing in these materials creates a business relationship between the reader and CCDRA. 


READER ASSUMES RISK: The reader assumes the entire risk of relying on the information contained herein. The information is supplied on the condition that the reader or any other person receiving the information will make his or her own determination as to its suitability for any particular circumstance or fact situation prior to any use of the information. This book contains example letters/forms, resources from the Internet and other resource contacts and materials. Because CCDRA has no control over the sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that CCDRA is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. CCDRA gives no warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy of the information contained herein or on external sites. You further acknowledge and agree that CCDRA nor its members shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or allegedly caused, errors, omissions, or claims of any nature through negligence or otherwise, resulting from the use of or reliance upon the information or sample letters/forms herein, Website links, or resource contacts contained within this publication. 


By signing below, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above, and agree this handbook is exclusively for the use of my Agency and person(s) it was issued to. I further agree not to loan or give this handbook or any portion thereto, to another CCDRA member and/or a non-CCDRA member and will not copy or reproduce its contents without the written consent of the CCDRA Board of Directors. 

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