The Florida Bar is proposing voluntary registration for online legal services providers to boost consumer access to the legal system.
It would allow web-based services to register with the bar to provide legal forms to consumers for matters ranging from obtaining a will to registering a new company. The forms would need to be approved by the Florida Supreme Court, or at least a licensed Florida attorney.
The proposal is limited compared with potentially game-changing propositions in California, Utah, and Arizona, which could more directly open their legal systems to tech companies and other non-lawyers.
That’s by design, said Florida ...