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Where can I find cheaper legal assistance for some basic agreements

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Where can I find cheaper legal assistance for some basic agreements review / agreements drafting? Currently I work with lawyers with rates above $300 and sometimes I just have simple tasks and would like to find cheaper alternatives with lower rates for legal work. I even think students might be able to help. Any experiences / ideas to share?
Thank you for your question. I look forward to working with you to provide you the information you are seeking.

One way to try to save money on document drafting would be to hire a paralegal and not an attorney to draft the documents you need drafting. You can find paralegals in DE at

Paralegals can take freelance work in DE.

Also, if the documents you are needing are not unique and something you have used before, you can simply reuse the same document for multiple issues (for example an employment contract, once you have one drafted for one employee you can modify it and use it for other emploXXXXX, XXXXXe as severance agreements).

Law students at the local law school, particularly 3rd year students and some 2nd year students could be helpful in doing research and reviewing simple documents, but I would not use them for any complex contract review, they simply do not have the legal experience and they also are not covered for malpractice in case they make any mistakes that cost you money.

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