Give Your Clients Online Access With a Virtual Law Office for Less that $1.00 a day.
DirectLaw™ Basic provides an easy, affordable way to add an interactive client portal to your web site, and is ready for integration immediately after purchase. It includes five (5) Rapidocs-automated documents of your choosing, plus related features as outlined below, and offers the most affordable, robust client portal on the market today. Upgrade to DirectLaw PayGo or Complete at any time and gain access to all of our document automation features.
- Online Collaboration Features. Communicate with your clients online. Share and store files and documents. Secure, archived, time/date stamped and accessible 24/7. Works great for existing/traditional clients, as well online clients.
- Integrated Credit Card Processing. No separate merchant account needed. Start accepting online credit card payments as soon as you sign up. 2.8% processing fee applies.
- Calendaring. Publish important, upcoming dates/events. Includes an automatic reminder feature.
- Legal Invoicing. Easy-to-use interface to upload legal invoices/bills to a client's account for convenient, online credit card payment of legal fees. Another function to use with traditional clients and for online clients where work beyond the scope of limited services is necessary.
- Legal Advice by Phone, E-mail and Web Cam. Sell any or all of these services on a flat fee basis. You set the pricing.
- Legal Document Review. Offer review services and provide advice for existing documents or forms. Example: "I purchased a will from LegalZoom, and need an attorney to review it." You quote a fee based on the complexity of work.
- Legal & Court Coaching. Another legal advice service you can offer on a flat fee basis.
- Legal Resources. Publish client-relevant legal information/links. Information is accessible via the "client space".
- Attorney Dashboard. Manage all client-related data; communications; selection/pricing of legal services, etc.
- MyAccount. Stores client contact information. Information is downloadable to Excel spreadsheet format.
- Free listing in the SmartLegalForms.com Network of Virtual Law Firms ($149 value).
New Lawyers and Solo Start Ups: Learn about our specially priced programs for you.
- Automated legal documents powered by Rapidocs. Select up to five (5) documents from our Document Catalog to sell online, bundled with legal advice. NOTE: Document Usage Fees Apply.
- Rapidocs Solo - Our document authoring system. Learn how to use the Rapidocs authoring system to create your own documents using your own content. *NOTE: Upgrade to PayGo or Complete is required to sell firm-created documents via the platform.
- DirectLaw WorkSpace™
Monthly Fees and Subscription Terms
- $29/month (solo practice) + $50 per additional attorney/month. 30-day minimum term. No set-up fees.
- A subscription applies to one (1) state jurisdiction. Contact us for multi-jurisdictional pricing.
- No charge for paralegals or other law firm support staff.
- 2.8% credit card processing fee (net of refunds) for sales processed via your platform.
- Law firms in excess of four (4) attorneys -- call 800-481-1025 or contact us for a custom quote.
Additional Charges and Services (if applicable)
|Document Usage Fees*||Calculated in accordance with established per-document costs. Apply only to online sales of DirectLaw-created Rapidocs documents sold via DirectLaw™ PayGo.||
from $0 to $29.95 per document sold.
Refer to Document Usage Information.
|Development Fees||Customization and/or development of law firm-specific automated documents and forms.||At a daily (7 hours) rate of $750/day. Billed in 15 minute increments or a quoted, fixed price based on complexity.|
|Customization of Firm Header on Platform Pages||Customization beyond that which is provided via the "Customize Appearance" interface. For example, integration of header navigation or other custom design elements.||
$150 fixed fee.
|Training Fees||Additional training needed in excess of that provided.||At a daily (7 hours) rate of $750/day.|
|Technical Consulting Fee||Technical consulting and/or custom web site development.||At a daily (7 hours) rate of $750/day.|
|Online Marketing Assistance||Set-Up of Online Marketing Campaign using Google and Yahoo and other search engines, including selection of key words and search engine optimization.||
|Virtual Paralegal Assistance||Trained virtual paralegal assistance to help you manage your virtual practice and to help you prepare your online legal documents.||$25 per hour. Billed monthly. Billed in 15 minute increments.|