Top 5 Sources for Free or Cheap Online Legal Help

Steve Campbell 27-01-2010

intro_legalhelpHave a question about your legal rights? You’re not alone. Every once in a while something comes up that requires the attention of your attorney. These occurrences can be caused by problems related to housing, work, family, bankruptcy, disability, or immigration””to name a few.


I recently wrote an article covering the “˜8 Best Websites for Law Students 8 Best Websites for Law Students Read More ‘. If you don’t practice law, chances are you don’t know what to do when these issues arise. Can these concerns only be solved by a lawyer? And, doesn’t that cost money?

In this article, we’re going to discuss the top five resources for you to find free/cheap online legal help. These sites offer so much information that by the time we’re done you might actually consider going to law school. Sound exciting? You might want to cancel that legal consultation you’ve scheduled with your lawyer.

Before we get started, I’d like to point you to three great services we’ve previously covered in the MUO directory to find free online legal help: CivilAnswers, Avvo, & JDSupra. These are excellent resources and might be just what you’re looking for. If you’re still thirsty for more, however, here are the five sources I promised you:


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LawInfo has an enormous amount of free resources at your disposal. They offer access to over 100,000 forms for almost any legal issue and an FAQ section where you can find answers to over 24,000 legal questions.

They have statutes, articles, how-to’s, legal guides, videos, and a library of resources to help you learn the law or find the right attorney. Their videos are really well shot and are short and to the point. I’d go on, but that’d just be bragging.



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FreeAdvice offers “outstanding advice” at a “reasonable price”. This free service has a large collection of law/legal information for you to take in and allows you to ask your questions to lawyers. What sets this service apart from the rest is their forum. There they have thousands of posts and threads for you to read and you can submit your questions/thoughts directly to the community.

cheap online legal help is a place where you can submit your questions to attorneys in seconds. It has a very simple design and offers a lot of useful information. This service is free and confidential, keeping your legal matters private. You can also read recent answers, legal articles, and news.



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LawGuru has a team of attorney contributors just waiting to answer your legal questions. They have a very simple system that lets you ask legal questions, search past questions/answers, and find local attorneys.

When submitting a question, you have the option of submitting your query as “˜free’ or “˜paid’. Paid questions allow you to hand select the attorneys you would like your question sent to and comes with 100% confidentiality, meaning your question won’t be published on the LawGuru public answers system.

Free questions are placed on a five day hold before being submitted to attorneys. When your question receives an answer, you are notified by email and the Q&A is posted to LawGuru Answers.


The Law

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The Law is home to an accumulation of legal discussions, forms, guides, and FAQs. You can submit your cases for a free online legal help there, as well as locate an attorney by keyword, location, or practice area. The website is well organized and easy to read.

By now you should have all of the legal information you could possibly read. I hope you found these sources useful in your search for good legal advice. Know of another great site to get free/cheap legal help? If so, leave your tips, ideas, concerns, etc. in the comment section below!

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  1. Pratyush Singh
    May 25, 2016 at 4:54 am

    Hi Steve, Great info! from India is another great resource which can be added to this list.

  2. alecia
    April 7, 2016 at 3:18 am

    I am an accountant at a high school I was give a side job yi do student it for the school all machinery to do the joy was provide by the school and I did the labour do I have the right to demand the cost for my service or its up to my employer

  3. Kyle Lynch
    February 17, 2016 at 2:00 am

    If you happen to search for legal (conveyancing) help in Australia, we can help you! Just search for ClickLaw Australia in google.

  4. Hashmat Ali
    November 23, 2015 at 11:25 am

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    is it a correct definition of Angle

  5. YAH
    February 27, 2010 at 4:09 am

    good day! i want to ask about what happened to me and my bf last night. my car was parked and we are talking inside my car.all of a sudden one security guard accused us with doing something inside my car which he said that we are guilty about "public scandal" he doesn't even have any evidence to prove that were doing something.he even get my drivers license but i grabbed it from him. i know he got my plate no.. we go ahead because we know that were not doing anything wrong and he doesn't even have any evidences to present even one pic. that were doing something no one was naked when he saw us inside the car. i want to ask if he ca file any warrant of arrest or report us to the police??are they allowed to send us notice about what happened?

    • Steven Campbell
      February 27, 2010 at 8:07 am

      Sounds like a pretty interesting evening. I'm no lawyer but there's plenty of resources above if you want a professional's opinion.

  6. Vinny Panico
    February 2, 2010 at 4:56 am

    I've gotta say, if you're looking for tax appeal help, head on over to It's a free resource by a law office in Central, NJ.

  7. Brendan Maclellan
    January 27, 2010 at 1:00 pm

    Im please to see there are Articles and Blogs out there! that discussed where to get legal informtions on the Internet.

    Great Mac