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Florida is considering legalizing fully electronic wills, which could simplify and increase access to probate services.
The terms that went with the sale of Wu-Tang Clan’s $2 million album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, include this amazing provision: As Aaron pointed out in our chatroom, “I assume ‘no legal repercussions’ means Bill Murray can murder at will. (As part of the caper.)” Indeed. I think we all know what the […]
In this episode we skip the introductory banter in order to get straight to the conversation with John Suh, CEO of the legal-industry bogeyman, LegalZoom. Not only would Suh like to change that, he’s got a strong argument for why lawyers should learn to love his company. Ceo John Suh on Why Lawyers Should Love […]
The theme of this year’s LexThink.1 was disruption. I suppose that is because, with all the disruptive innovation happening all around us, everyone wants to know when it will come to law practice. So all the speakers talked about what will disrupt law practice, whether it’s virtual offices or LegalZoom or gamification or Big Data. […]
Bottom line. The sites offer basic legal advice that might help save you money spent on a lawyer. If you use them for document prep, at minimum get all needed signatures to preserve your rights and prevent disputes, Silber says. But many consumers are better off consulting a lawyer. Read Legal DIY websites are no […]
LegalZoom, which has valued itself at $483 million, is getting some negative feedback on that valuation. Carolyn Elefant points out that no matter whether you are churning work comp cases or peddling mediocre forms online, volume requires a constant stream of new clients, which costs money. That’s why LegalZoom spent $41 million on advertising for […]
Online document companies such as LegalZoom create opportunities for solos and small firms by increasing the awareness for the need of legal services.