Upsize Minnesota: Online Services Might Do for Some Basics, but Beware for Others

January 2014

If you’re considering using an online legal service, this is a must-read article. People commonly wonder if they are as well protected as they should be when using online legal services versus using an attorney.

“Everyone knows to take an aspirin when they have a headache, or to use antibiotic ointment and a bandage in the case of a cut or scrape. But no one should try to set a broken bone or self-diagnose a concussion. Similarly, forming a single-owner business entity or applying to register a fairly basic trademark may be something that clients could and should do on their own or with the assistance of the legal services company. However, more complex services will obviously require the assistance of counsel.”

Find out what FMJ corporate attorney Pat Shriver has to say on this topic here.