We reviewed and ranked LegalZoom for their most popular services (trademarks, wills, divorce forms, monthly legal plans, and business formations).
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Where Does LegalZoom Rank?
|Category||Ranking||Link to Get Started||Category Winner|
|Trademark||#2||LegalZoom Trademark||Rocket Lawyer|
|Prepaid Plans||#3||LegalZoom Legal Plans||LegalShield|
|Wills||#6||LegalZoom Will||Rocket Lawyer|
How Much is LegalZoom?
LegalZoom's prices tend to be on the high end, but still far less than what an attorney would charge. Here are the prices for their most popular services:
Ease of Use
LegalZoom has invested heavily in technology and customer support. LegalZoom is highly rated due to its ease of use. LegalZoom uses easy to understand questionnaires to gather the necessary information from you and they have a support staff that can help along the way.
LegalZoom allows you to check the status of your order online anytime. This is a great feature. If you need to talk to a live person, you have to call or email during business hours (Monday through Friday 6:00am to 7:00pm PST).
If you need to speak with an attorney, LegalZoom now offers assistance in getting you in touch with an attorney in your area.
LegalZoom does not offer as much state specific information on its website as some of the smaller more specialized competitors. They do offer monthly subscriptions that provide you with access to an attorney in your area.
LegalZoom provides a satisfaction guarantee (you can see it in full by clicking the link). If you are not satisfied with their services, you can contact them and they will correct the situation, provide a refund or offer credit that can be used for future LegalZoom orders.
Unlike some of their competition, LegalZoom does not specialize on one kind of form. However, they are large enough and have enough resources that the quality of their product does not suffer as much as we would have thought.
At the time fo this LegalZoom review, they had 58 complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau. At first we thought this was too many complaints. However, after further review, it appears that the number of complaints has a direct relationship to the total number of customers and LegalZoom is not proportionately different than their competitors.
In Business Since
LegalZoom has been in business since 2001. In the online legal form industry this is a long time.
LegalZoom's website is protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce Program.
LegalZoom now offers a a variety of monthly subscriptions options to its customers. The plans come in individual and business categories. Pricing starts at $9.99/month. To see more on pricing and benefits you can visit our review of LegalZoom Prepaid Legal Plans.
"Professional, fair and as well as cooperative. Provided excellent speedy service. Felt assured about next steps and variables to obtaining the very best services from LegalZoom."-M. Thersa