A “Legal Document Assistant” (LDA), formerly called an Independent Paralegal, is an individual who provides Self-Help-Services to a person who is representing his or herself in a legal matter or who needs legal documents prepared such as trusts, wills, deeds, etc. The primary reason people use a Legal Document Assistant (LDA) is to save money. By utilizing a Legal Document Assistant (LDA), you can save substantial money while obtaining professional assistance in preparing and filing legal documents.

When choosing a Legal Document Assistant (LDA) look for:

  • Experience
  • Professionalism
  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Efficiency
  • Affordability
  • Reliability and follow through from start to finish
  • Professional Office Environment

A qualified Legal Document Assistant should have many years of experience in preparing legal documents, should be efficient in how they handle the preparation of your legal documents, and should be providing services at an affordable rate for the quality of service they are providing.