LegalZoom.com is an online legal technology company. LegalZoom assists users in creating a variety of legal documents without needing to hire a lawyer. Some of these documents include wills and living trusts, business formation documents, copyright registration forms, and trademark applications, among others. LegalZoom provides legal services in various common categories, including copyrights, DBAs, business formation, trusts, wills, patents, power of attorney, pre-nuptial agreements, and real estate leases. Additional services offered by LegalZoom include attorney referrals and registered agent services. LegalZoom was founded by Brian P. Y. Liu, Brian S. Lee, Edward R. Hartman, and well-known Los Angeles litigator Robert Shapiro in 2001. Robert Shapiro was brought on since Liu, Lee, and Hartman were not well known at the time.
Customers of LegalZoom may purchase legal forms on an individual basis. Pricing varies depending on the complexity and type of form required. Leases, for example, start at $29.00 while Wills start at $89.00 and LLC formation form packages start at $79.00. Additionally, customers may sign up for pre-paid legal plans for business or personal use. Business plans include services such as business forms, tax advice, and contract reviews at pricing which starts at $31.25 per month depending on needs and location. Personal plans include services such as estate planning, family matters including marriage, divorce, and child support agreements, financial and employment issues, and tax advice for monthly pricing that starts at $9.99 per month. Plan pricing renews automatically each month but accounts of all types may be cancelled at any time. More information on how to cancel can be found on this page to assist you in cancelling your LegalZoom account.