The Legal Templates team is fully committed to giving you access to accurate, trustworthy, legal documents and contracts. We feel honored by your need to know more about our editorial guidelines and we’re totally transparent about what makes Legal Templates a worthy stop for anyone who’s tired of wasting time and money managing paperwork the old way ( and that covers a lot of people ).
When it comes to your legal documents, you need to feel confident in the choices you make and in the information that helps you make them. That’s why it’s important for us to share with you how we do what we do.
Our content creation process
We know that legal documents can be complex and confusing. We make it our duty and responsibility to make sure you actually understand what you’re filling out and signing – and that it doesn’t overwhelm you. We’re investing a lot of time and resources to break down complex legal jargon, reflect the latest federal and state legislation, and present the most accurate information in a way that gets you confident in how you handle documents.
The Legal Templates content team uses a seven-step process to ensure that every piece of content is error-free:
- Research and Ideation
- Legal Review and Fact-Check
- Final Edit and Formatting
- Review and Update
Legal Templates gives you all the answers relating to creating, signing, and using legal documents, forms or contracts in the very moment that they matter most to you. We understand that documents are not just “paperwork”, so we intend to be your partner along the way, equipping you with end-to-end document creation software and resources to continue making informed decisions.
Last year, we helped 7 million people who came to Legal Templates seeking an affordable solution to creating legal documents and answers to their legal questions.
Subject-Matter Expert Writers
Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, from Business to Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Personal legal matters. These individuals are specifically selected for both their subject matter expertise and ability to break down the legal implications of every document you might plan to create in a clear and helpful manner.
Our highly-skilled editorial team ( link to the about-us page ) manages all the content published on our website. Each piece of content goes through a multi-step process from ideation, creation, legal review, and formatting to make sure that it is accurate, helpful, trustworthy, and inclusive.
Legal Review and Fact-Checking
Every piece of content goes through a rigorous fact-checking process for legal accuracy by a team of dedicated legal professionals. We rely on our team of qualified and experienced legal experts who provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity.
Legal reviewers rigorously audit documents, landing pages, and articles for accuracy and relevance. We only use the most current, reputable, and authoritative references, including government organizations, academic institutions, and associations.
References, Sources, and Citations
We fact-check legal statements, law references, and suggestions with the most current references. We strive to offer our users all possible references and citations for all our federal and state documents. Sources are linked both in content and at the bottom of every content piece.
The LegalTemplates Voice
We understand that legal document information can be complex, overwhelming, and scary. But it doesn’t have to be. That’s why we approach everything through the lens of our readers, making sure that all of our content is presented in an authoritative yet compassionate manner.