Legal Document Assistant Archives: News, resources and more for consumers seeking information about Legal Document Assistants in California, what a legal document assistant can do, the difference between a legal document assistant and a California paralegal, and how a legal document assistant can help with the preparation of California legal documents.

LDAs Open the Door to Affordable Legal Services

Legal document assistants (also known as LDAs) open the door to affordable legal services by providing low-cost self-help document preparation service to California residents. At A People’s Choice, for over 35 years, we have helped individuals, families, and businesses draft documents to get a divorce, settle child custody disputes and visitation, help with estate planning, [...]

Tips on Price Shopping For Legal Services

Price shopping for legal services is often frowned upon by attorneys. Most attorneys refuse to provide quotes for legal services when they believe a prospective client is price shopping. Most people don’t realize, however, that with the help of a legal document preparer they can get favorable legal results without spending thousands of dollars. Read [...]

Legal Service Industry Benefits From Technology

Advances in technology have prompted legal service providers in California and elsewhere to evolve the delivery of legal services to meet their client’s needs. This includes creating solutions to communicate with clients through secure online portals and social media networks. From holding virtual meetings to utilizing software for legal document preparation, technology is dramatically impacting [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Legal Document Assistants, Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Do I Need to Hire an Attorney?

People often are looking for inexpensive options to handle legal procedures and ask us "do I need to hire an attorney?" Hiring an attorney is a personal decision, however in many circumstances, the answer is  no.  Yes, there are complex legal issues that need the advice and experience of a seasoned licensed attorney. Likewise, there [...]

Legal Blog – Helping People Represent Themselves in Legal Matters

Welcome to our online legal blog! This blog is designed for people who: want to save money are not afraid of the legal system, and want to learn how to handle their legal matter without hiring an attorney. You will find our legal blog a great source of legal information and news. Several new articles [...]

International Adoption in the United States

Thinking about adopting a child from outside the United States? Learn about the Hague Convention, process and pitfalls one might encounter. […]

By | March 22nd, 2015|Adoption, Legal Document Assistants|0 Comments

LegalZoom vs Nolo vs Rocket Lawyer & A People’s Choice – Compare Legal Document Services

Browsing on the internet, everywhere you look there are new websites cropping up that advertise how they can help you create your own estate planning documents, file for divorce and prepare other legal documents. Some major players in the field are LegalZoom, Rocket Lawyer and Nolo which advertise they can help create your legal documents [...]

By | March 8th, 2015|Legal Document Assistants, Miscellaneous|0 Comments

File a Restraining Order in California

  When a relationship (romantic or otherwise) begins to show signs of abuse or danger, panic can lead to indecision and confusion. It is important to stay informed of the existing forms of legal relief available in these situations. According to a report from New York based advocacy organization Safe Horizon, 1 in 4 women [...]

By | February 28th, 2015|Family Law, Legal Document Assistants|0 Comments

Looking For an Alternative to LegalZoom?

Most of the complaints about LegalZoom are about poor customer service, not being able to talk to someone, not receiving a return call or a reply to emails, bait and switch tactics, and added fees for this and that. The Importance of Customer Service A People’s Choice is all about customer service. When you contact our [...]

Best Source For California Legal Forms

The number of online legal forms sites are endless, some more recognized than others. All promote that they give you the tools to prepare your own legal documents. Some actually help prepare the legal documents for you; others merely offer customers a selection of blank forms to be purchased at the customer’s choosing. You can [...]