Each time you visit a lawyer's office for guidance regarding a new
business formation, filing of documents, change of name or any other
legal compliance, hundreds of dollars slip out of your pocket in no
time. We all know how expensive legal advice can be! That's the reason
several DIY legal services have come up online that offer an easier and
more affordable alternative.
One popular name among them is
LegalZoom, a Glendale, CA based company that has been helping consumers
and small businesses in the United States for more than one and a half
decades now. LegalZoom has been a BBB (Better Business Bureau)
accredited business since 2001.
offers various legal services required in starting and running your
business, like - business formation, naming your business, taxation,
licensing, permits, certification, document review, corporate changes,
patents, trademarks, copyrights, and more. Whether you are planning to
go for an LLC (Limited Liability Company), S-Corp or C-Corp corporation,
LP (Limited Partnership) or any other form of business, LegalZoom can
help you with it. And if you are undecided as to which one would be more
suitable for you, they can also help you choose the right structure for
your business, all through a simple online questionnaire type process
on their website.
How It Works
website, select the service you need and start off the process by
filling up a simple online form. You will be asked certain questions
pertinent to the legal help you are seeking. When you submit your
answers, they will review your form, check for consistency of
information and scan through it for spelling error and other types of
common errors. They will contact you by phone or email if they find any
Once you make the payment and submit the order, you can login anytime to check the status of your order.
takes care of all the paperwork involved in the process. If required,
they will mail the legal forms to your address and also attach
instructions on where to sign, whether to get it notarized, etc. And if
your case is complicated and you want to retain an attorney, you can
find on their site a directory of local attorneys in your area.
User Friendly Process
have taken enough care to ensure that you don't get lost and confused
in the wide range of services they offer. That's the reason they have
organized their services into different categories like - Starting your
business, Running your business, Wills & Trusts, and Personal &
Family, each of these being divided into further sub-categories.
forms that you are asked to fill up online are extremely simple and
easy to understand. Their online education center is quite comprehensive
and contains answer to almost any question you may have in mind. You
can also refer to their wide range of articles for further insight into a
topic of relevance to you.
You can utilize the search feature
on the site if you are looking for something specific. Just type in the
name of the service and you will get a relevant article on that.
Speed and Assurance
files your documents within 2 business days. And before filing, they
make sure that everything is filled up correctly. Their management team
comprises experienced business leaders and attorneys. Each of the
attorneys in their network has a minimum experience of 5 years and has a
good reputation with their respective state bar.
offers support through email and phone. Whenever you need any help, you
can make a call on their toll free number and speak to a customer care
strives to offer the best services in the industry. For this purpose,
they offer 100% satisfaction guarantee for their services. So, if at all
you happen not to be satisfied with their services, just let them know
anytime within 60 days of placing the order, and they will take
corrective measures, refund the money or provide credit for future
orders. The refund however is subject to certain conditions and doesn’t
apply to money paid to third parties and government entities.
into the online legal filing business for 15 long years has certainly
given LegalZoom a huge experience in the industry. They have also been
rated A+ by Better Business Bureau. Moreover, you get to find all the
legal services under one roof and can rest assured that your legal
filing is done in a perfect manner.