About Us

Our Mission
Law That You Can Afford™


DirectLaw, Inc.  the operator of the DirectLaw.US Web Site, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SmartLegalForms, Inc.
Founded in 1998, SmartLegalForms, Inc. is a legal information services company dedicated to the idea that the law should be accessible to everyone at an affordable price.  For the past 16 years, we have published self-help legal forms books, legal software, operate legal information Web Sites, and through DirectLaw, provide tools to lawyers to enable them to offer “unbundled” online legal services for a fixed and reasonable fee.
Consumers look to SmartLegalForms for innovative solutions to common legal problems.

We are charter members of ResponsiveLaw.Org – America’s leading consumer law organization and support its agenda of:

Simplifying the law.
Providing alternative forums for dispute settlement.
Innovation in creating legal digital applications that make law easier to access.
Simplifying court procedures.
Enabling lawyers to provide “unbundled” legal services for a fixed fee online.
Empowering trained non-lawyers to service the public directly.
Raising small claims limits.
Making the regulation of the legal profession more transparent and fair to clients.
Encouraging self-representation where feasible.