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93Chevy
11-18-2007, 11:02 PM
Just curious...has anybody here used LegalZoom to file dba's and what not? I just finished filling out a dba application but I haven't filed yet. I've never heard anything bad about them. It's a very simple process online. They lay everything out nice and simple. Just wondering if anybody has anything to say about them.

echeandia
11-19-2007, 07:40 AM
You don't need an attorney to set up as a sole proprietorship. Just go down to your town hall or county government office and fill the form out there. Save yourself a few bucks.

93Chevy
11-19-2007, 03:55 PM
Sweet deal. Just what I needed to hear. Thanks.

TimTim2008
11-20-2007, 10:13 PM
here in GA, you can INC your biz online from the sec of state website for only $100

93Chevy
11-21-2007, 07:33 PM
Lawntec...

I'm 19, I've been in business 0 years, but I've mowed for a few neighbors and relatives. I consider myself no authority of lawn maintnence, however, I do the best I can and whoever I cut for is always happy because I make it look nice.

I'm not sure what in my post led you to believe that I was a lowballer.

Thanks for the undue compliment.

93Chevy
11-21-2007, 07:34 PM
here in GA, you can INC your biz online from the sec of state website for only $100

That sounds like a very reasonable price.

lawnprosteveo
11-21-2007, 10:54 PM
I used them for a will. Very simple to use, inexpensive. I would recommend them.

flascaper
12-05-2007, 10:33 PM
I used them for a small claim. A lady owed 500 for a prunning job. They ent everything I needed for 69 bucks. I never got the money but they did a good job with the paper work.

bohiaa
12-06-2007, 08:16 AM
WOW sounds like you guys are getting ripped off,,,,

Filed my DBA for $9.00 it took about 3 to 5 minutes, and walked out of the office with 2 lawn contracts in my pockett

kpetzold
12-07-2007, 04:50 AM
go to the county clerk, 10 buck, and ur done .

lawnprosteveo
12-09-2007, 01:53 PM
I think they are better for more complex stuff like wills, trusts, etc... I dont think I would use them for DBAs or small claims.

jawila
12-09-2007, 02:27 PM
Where would you folks recommend I get customer and sub contracts? Would it be best to go to an attorney for documents like that? I'm thinking a local attorney would know the local laws better, and that the contract may hold up better in the local courts. Or maybe it's not that big of a deal?

Young Bros
12-20-2007, 11:35 AM
i started an s corp for bout $400 on legalzoom.com. it said i saved $1,800 over a lawyer.

GrassyKnoll
12-21-2007, 01:38 AM
I quoted a price to set up a LLC with a lawyer and it was about $700 more expensive than Legalzoom. Legalzoom was cheap and easy to use and my favorite part of going with legalzoom that I didn't have to go through all that government red tape bull$h1t. I think they got a link now on Lawnsite in the sponsor section on the right side of the page. I endorse em!!