Frequently Asked Questions
1. How do I get paid?
You will receive any monies from your clients directly. You have a document preparation fee that you will pay to real easy legal forms to have your documents typed up by licensed paralegals.
2. How long does it take to get started?
This is entirely up to you. As you complete your training you will have all of the information and documentation and training that you will need to get started at your own pace.
3. How long is the classroom training?
Typically the classroom training is four days and is usually offered Monday to Thursday from 9 AM to 5 PM.
4. How much money can I make a year?
That’s completely up to you and how much time and effort you put in marketing the services. Typically just starting out you should expect to average 1-2 documents per day which will generate an average of $3000-$6000 per month.
5. Who prepares the legal documents?
Real Easy Legal Forms will have your documents prepared by a licensed paralegal that will be exclusive to your office based on the volume of business that you submit.
6. Do I need legal experience?
No. You do not need to have any formal legal experience. You will not have to take any legal courses. You simply help your clients fill out easy to read and understand workbooks that will be submitted to real easy legal forms to prepare the documents using licensed paralegals. Your clients will have the ability to sign up for a service that will allow them to ask a lawyer any legal questions that they may have.
7. How to market the services?
Real easy legal forms will supply you with over 50 different ways that you can use to create as much foot traffic that your office is set up to handle. We will also supply you with SEO tools and a blueprint to run an effective social media campaign. If you take advantage of the coaching/mentoring programs a lot of the SEO and social media marketing will be done for you depending on which program you sign up for.
8. What are suggested hours of operation?
It is suggested that offices be open from 9-5 Monday to Friday and Saturdays from 10 to 2. It is completely up to you what hours you operate. Keep in mind that the more flexible you are with being available to your clients the more money you stand to make.
9. Do I need an office?
Yes. To be effective with Real Easy Legal Forms you need to have an office with regular business hours that don’t change from week to week.
10. How many people will I need to hire?
typically an office can be very lucrative with only one person running the office. This of course depends on your volume. The busier the office is the more help you may need to handle the phones and appointments.some offices will have more walk-in traffic than others so you will be able to add more employees as your operation grows.
11. What is my expected overhead?
Typically we see business owners who already have an office set up and are either running it themselves or have an office manager. In either case real easy legal forms does not require any additional expenses. You do not need to buy any extra equipment providing you already have an office computer, phone, scanner or fax machine. Typically that no extra cost at all you simply pay your document preparation fees out of the money received from your clients.
12. Is there a fee to have my documents typed up?
Yes. There is a nominal fee that you pay to have a licensed paralegal prepare your legal documents. This fee is usually nominal and in most cases does not exceed 30% of the cost of the document.
13. Who can I call if I have questions?
You can call our sales office if you have sales questions. If you already have a license and have purchased the coaching program you will have direct access to have your questions answered Monday to Thursday 9 AM – 5 PM EST.
14. Who files the documents in court?
Documents that need to be filed with the courts will typically be filed by the client in the appropriate court in the jurisdiction in which they live or work.
15. Do I need to know bankruptcy or family law?
No. You do not need to know the laws for the bankruptcy court or for the circuit courts. You will be simply provide your client with a simple to read and simple to understand workbook. Most of the workbooks come with an overview of the service which answer most of the questions that a client may have.
16. What is the cost to become a licensee of Real Easy Legal Forms?
The cost of a licensee to offer our services is $1995. If you have more than one office and would like to get a multi-site license you will have to discuss that specifically with our sales team. There are typically discounts for multi-site licenses depending on the number of locations.
17. Are there any other any other fees?
Once you pay your licensee fee the only other charges that you will incur is the fee for Real Easy Legal Forms to prepare your legal forms,which is performed by a licensed paralegal. There is also additional options to enroll in the coaching/mentoring program which has separate cost depending on the program you sign up for.
18. Do my clients need to have a lawyer involved?
Real Easy Legal Forms specializes in preparing uncontested legal forms only. So typically there is not a lawyer or legal advice needed to perform the services. However your clients will have the ability to sign up for a service that will allow them to ask a lawyer any legal questions that they may have.
19. How well does Real Easy Legal Forms work with my tax business?
Tax offices, CPAs and insurance agents have a seamless integration with Real Easy Legal Forms. As you’re performing a usual assessment of what a tax client needs, many situations arise that make it a very natural conversation to easily market Real Easy Legal Forms services. Tax businesses are a perfect match for Real Easy Legal Forms for many reasons; mainly because of the many questions the tax preparer has to ask, like are you married or single, or do you have any dependent, Income, deductions, etc. Naturally start conversations about bankruptcy, divorce, name changes or the need to incorporate a hobby on their schedule C to be a full-fledged business. Not to mention that tax offices operate seasonally with overhead that runs all year around. It is nice having a service that brings in traffic all year round. Also when your tax clients are receiving a refund check they are most inclined to take care of services they have been putting off.
20. Do I need to change the name of my business?
No. You do not need to change the name of an existing business. You are simply adding affordable legal services to existing products or services.
21. Do I need any special licenses?
The only license that you will need is the one offered by Real Easy Legal Forms.There is no additional business licensing or course requirements that you need.
22. Do I need a notary public?
No. But it makes it more convenient for your clients if you or someone in your office is a notary. Real Easy Legal Forms will supply you with the information that you or someone in your office will need to become a notary public very inexpensively.
23. Does the prices listed include court fees?
No. Your clients will pay a separate fee directly to the court depending on the service that they utilize.
24. What if my client has legal questions?
Most of our overviews will answer many of the questions your clients may have. If they have questions that require a lawyer to answer, we can supply you with a referral in many cases. However your clients will have the ability to sign up for a service that will allow them to ask a lawyer any legal questions that they may have.
25. Why should I use Real Easy Legal Forms?
Real Easy Legal Forms has taken out all of the guesswork for you. We supply you with a comprehensive program from A to Z that will ensure your success. Real Easy Legal Forms supplies you with all of the training, the workbooks, the infrastructure, licensed paralegals, forms and marketing that you need to add a six-figure income to your bottom line.