Welcome to Standard Legal! Our mission is to help everyday people handle common legal issues on their own in an affordable way.
Standard Legal specializes in "pro se law" -- often called "self-help law" or "do-it-yourself law". We provide the necessary overviews, information and instructions to help you create the legal documents you need to take on these common law-related issues. We cover topics like Last Will and Testament, Bankruptcy, Incorporation, Lease Agreements, Deeds, Employee Manual, Living Will, Living Trust, and more.
With Standard Legal, anyone who can read straight-forward directions and answer specific questions about their personal situation can manage these common legal issues without the expense of hiring an attorney. That can be a savings of thousands of dollars!
Standard Legal offers two ways for people to manage pro se legal issues:
The most common document option is do-it-yourself legal forms software.
Our self-help software is instantly downloadable (with a mailed CD option for people who don't like to download or want an accessible backup). Each title contains all of the legal forms and comprehensive instructions needed to create the state-specific documents required for that law topic.
Standard Legal's do-it-yourself legal forms software is simple to use, with many of the forms easily completed in just a few minutes!
For people who aren't comfortable using the computer or want some help creating their documents, Standard Legal offers Legal Document Preparation Services.
With 'Doc Prep', a professional document preparation specialist provides a questionnaire to you. You provide the answers to each question in reply, which you can do either by phone or email -- your choice!
From those answers, Standard Legal creates the custom legal documents you need using the information you provide. The documents are sent back to you either by email or printed-and-mailed (again, your choice!). To complete the process, simply read, confirm and sign the documents you receive, then file or distribute them as directed. Finished!
Our document preparation service is a very simple way to handle a basic legal matter, all without having to pay the high cost of attorney fees.
Of course, not every person's legal situation lends itself to self-help law. If you have a complex or uncommon legal matter, if you are caught up in a criminal issue, or if you are not sure you can manage any part of the legal process on your own, you should seek the advice of an attorney. Standard Legal can help there, too: we offer a Local Attorney Find service that can help you search for a qualified local law firm -- for FREE!
Want to learn more first? Check out our Law Library for articles covering some of the most common pro se topics. Have a question about the legal topics we cover? Check out a comprehensive series of questions and answers at Ask Standard Legal. Want to see what other people say about Standard Legal? Check out our Testimonials!
We want to help you resolve your legal situations in an affordable and stress-free way. So thank you for taking the time to visit Standard Legal!