Legal Notices – Publish your FBN, Petition to Administer Estate, Trustee Sale

Publish your Fictitious Business Name (FBN), Petition to Administer Estate, Trustee Sale
Phone: 925-387-5108

Follow these simple steps for FBN:
1) File your Fictitious Business Name Statement form with the Clerk-Recorder. Instructions available here
2) Either scan or take a high quality photo of a one page of your paperwork (the copy with the endorsed F – XXXXXXX number). Attach and email back to
3) We will email with a proof for you to review before we publish. And then email you an invoice. (cost is ($50)

Need to publish a Fictitious Business Name (FBN), a Name Change, a Petition to Administer Estate or another legal document? The Martinez News-Gazette is the most cost effective and convenient publisher of legal notices in Contra Costa County. No other local publisher beats our prices or our service.

What we offer:

  • Unbeatable prices
  • Free affidavits of publication (proofs)
  • Free filing with Recorder’s Office/Courthouse once publication is complete


  • Fictitious Business Name: $50 (additional names free if on same document)
  • Alcohol Beverage License: $25
  • Abandonment: $50
  • Name Change: $120
  • Petition to Administer Estate: $150
  • Others: $7.00 per column inch

Fictitious Business Names (FBNs)

The Martinez News-Gazette publishes FBNs for just $50. A FBN runs once a week for four consecutive weeks. Then at no charge to you, we create an affidavit of publication which we file with the Recorder’s Office. We also mail you a copy of the affidavit, again, at no additional cost to you. Additional names are published at no charge. The entire process costs just $50