Thursday, January 15, 2009

100 Free DIY Legal Resources on the Web

First 10 below, click link for all 100.


Search Tools

Use these search engines and search tools to get connected to legal materials faster, without having to sort through a bunch of junk you don’t need.

  1. FindLaw Cases and Codes: Look up case summaries, jurisdictions, historical documents and more with this tool.
  2. LawGuru: This legal research tool is totally free and searches more than 535 engines.
  3. ‘Lectric Law Library: This irreverent law search tool is powered by Google.
  4. Public Legal: Learn about the law and legal profession when you start your search here.
  5. Meta-Index for U.S. Legal Research: The GSU College of Law operates this search resource for DIY lawyers and students.
  6. Quest: Here, you can "search the legal web" to find legal blogs, law firm websites and more.
  7. MegaLaw: Look up everything from federal cases to legal forms to family law on this site.
  8. FindForms: Locate legal forms, from confidentiality agreements to bankruptcy forms, by using this tool.
  9. Law Forum: Find lawyers and locate legal resources by state or by category.
  10. The Virtual Chase: Browse categories like foreign law, legal reference, state law and more here.