Todd Janson v. LegalZoom.com, Inc.

Federal Court Rules that LegalZoom Self-Help Service is Unauthorized Practice of Law

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A federal district court, applying Missouri law, ruled in a summary judgment motion, that LegalZoom.com's self-help legal document preparation service is unauthorized practice of law. The service goes beyond self-help because of the role played by its human employees who are not authorized to practice law, and who may be "incompetent or unreliable persons," according to the court.

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Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 8th Circuit, Missouri | United States


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