How To Evaluate a Legal Information Website

How To Evaluate a Legal Information Website

Consumer Best Practices
There are now thousands of legal web sites on the Internet that range from non-lawyer websites that offer legal information and legal forms to law firm websites. To help users evaluate the quality of the legal information offered by these web sites, the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association approved in 2003, best practice guidelines for legal information web site providers. These guidelines apply to both law firms and non-lawyer websites, from statewide legal information we sites operated by public agencies, to court web sites, to legal sites run by profit-making companies. Many legal information information providers embrace and support the guidelines either explicitly or in principle. Even though the guidelines were published…
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