Before you buy legal documents online through an automated online legal service, keep in mind that if the document is flawed or insufficient, there is little recourse. Learn why you should consider using a California Registered Legal Document Assistant.
Recently, there has been a rise in online legal services. These sites offer a range of services from document preparation for a flat fee to monthly subscription services where you can get periodic legal advice and basic legal documents prepared. These sites are gaining in popularity because they offer a faster low-cost alternative than hiring an attorney. But are they really a good idea and can you trust online legal services? How do you pick a good online legal service? Here's what you need to know if you are looking for help preparing legal documents.
If you are reading this article you probably have had, at one point, to deal with the California legal system. Your experience might have been very brief, or may have taken years. You may have had a very positive experience or, on the other hand, may have been frustrated and annoyed with the judicial process [...]
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. For over 37 years, A People's Choice has helped individuals represent themselves in probate, divorce, civil and real property matters and more.
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 [...]
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 [...]
California has tried to open the doors for low-cost access to the legal system through various self-help legal services which has given rise to the California Court Self Help Center. Since the early 1990s, the number of people coming to the California courts without lawyers has increased dramatically. Prior to this, California consumers had limited [...]
Attorneys have also recently discovered the value of legal document assistants for simple matters. Some attorneys have established a referral relationship with their local legal document assistant as an option for people who cannot afford to hire an attorney. Consumers, and even an attorney, can save thousands of dollars by using a legal document assistant for simple matters. Here is his story…
We often hear stories about clients finding themselves tangled in a lengthy court battle, both parties suffering from mounting attorney fees and legal costs. At some point, frustration and reality bring the parties to the table with a new perspective and willingness to resolve the issues. This client found herself in that situation and began investigating alternatives to complete their legal proceedings. Here is her story…
The cost of legal document services and hiring an attorney in California has risen to such an extent that attorney representation for most people is unaffordable and not an option. Most states, including California, recognize the rising need to offer alternative solutions for people who find themselves dealing with the court system and have made great strides to expand self-help legal services throughout the state. If you are looking for a low-cost, professional way to get legal document services in California, the easiest and most hassle-free help is using a registered legal document assistant.