Low-income clients of Bay Area Legal Aid will get free access to some basic legal forms and tools through a partnership with online legal services provider Rocket Lawyer.
Rocket Lawyer has agreed to make landlord-tenant and family law forms available to Bay Area Legal Aid clients and to train Bay Area Legal Aid lawyers to use the online portal so its staff attorneys can efficiently steer clients to online help. These are the first steps in a partnership that Bay Area Legal Aid Executive Director Alex Gulotta hopes will lead to even more do-it-yourself legal help for low-income consumers.
Rocket Lawyer is aimed at consumers and businesses with simple legal needs that can be handled through online forms or by a lawyer in its network.
For Rocket Lawyer, the partnership may provide insight into low-income legal needs.
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