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This locksmith service installed new locks in all the doors in my office. They were very professional- in just one day they did the job over 40 locks and for a very good price. They come much recommended and of course by me.
The State of California forbids locksmith companies from advertising with a name that is not registered with the BSIS as a locksmith company. The State can also levy fines of $500 for the first offense and $1000 for subsequent offences. 6980.61. No licensee shall conduct a business as an individual, partnership, or corporation, unless the licensee holds a valid license issued to the same individual, partnership, or corporation. 6980.34. (a) Every application for a locksmith license in which the person applying desires to have the license issued under a fictitious business name shall include a certified copy of the fictitious business name statement filed with the county clerk pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 17900) of Part 3 of Division 7. (b) A licensee desiring to operate a locksmith business under one or more fictitious business names shall apply and qualify for an initial license for each fictitious business name. (c) No licensee shall indicate, or cause to be indicated, in any printed matter, or in any directory or listing, that he or she conducts a locksmith business under any name, other than the name for which he or she is licensed. The State of California also forbids locksmith companies from advertising with an address that is not registered with the BSIS as the official business address of a State of California licensed locksmith company or as a branch office of a State of California licensed locksmith company. 6980.60. No licensee or employee shall conduct business from any location other than the location for which a license or branch office registration was issued. 6980.35. A licensee desiring to operate a locksmith business at a location other than the principal place of business as shown on the license shall apply for a branch office registration for each additional location as set forth in this chapter. 6980.37. A licensee who maintains or proposes to maintain a branch office as defined in this article, shall apply and qualify for a branch office registration. 6980.38. An application for a branch office registration under this article shall be on a form prescribed by the director and shall be accompanied by the fee as set forth in this chapter. 6980.39. An application for a branch office registration shall include: (a) The full name and address of, and the telephone number at, the principal licensed location, and the license number of the applicant. (b) The address of, and the telephone number at, the branch office. Regarding advertising: 6980.64. (a) Every advertisement by a licensee soliciting or advertising business shall contain his or her business name, business address, or business telephone number, and license number as they appear in the records of the bureau. (b) For the purpose of this section, "advertisement" includes any business card, stationery, brochure, flyer, circular, newsletter, fax form, printed or published paid advertisement in any media form, directory listing, or telephone book listing. (c) The director may assess a fine of five hundred dollars ($500) for the first violation of this section and one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each subsequent violation. These fines shall be deposited in the Private Security Services Fund. Regarding advertisers who add or abet unlicensed activity of locksmiths: 6980.65. No licensee or person shall aid and abet an unlicensed or nonexempt locksmith in any activity for which a license is required. For purposes of this section, to aid or abet includes, but is not limited to, the falsification of documents or facilitation of the acquisition of locksmith tools. Any licensee or person found in violation of this section shall be subject to Section 6980.14. A person shall not be subject to this section if he or she reasonably relied on a copy of a license, registration, pocket registration, or pocket identification card.