Today, it is possible to obtain legal aid online, in several different forms. Here are some examples. One of the most common ways to obtain some legal advice or counsel via the Internet is by way of some of the legal message boards that are provided by some attorneys and lawyers associations.
Here you can find a wealth of information on very basic legal questions that have to do with a specific state of location. Persons may anonymously ask about just about anything.
For example, there may be an inquiry about child custody laws in a given location. Someone else may want to know about the basics of drawing up a will. Others may be concerned about putting together a living will.
A single person with no immediate family may ask for advice on how to arrange his or her affairs so a friend can make decisions in situations where the single person is incapacitated.
Simple legal aid in Maitland online can save you from having to make a bunch of phone calls and go on several appointments before finding an attorney that will have the time to perform these relatively simple services for you.
While the council is given in these forums in meant to be general, it often can be a great way to help people start on the path to handling their situations.
In another case, you can actually engage the services of an attorney to handle a situation for you. For example, you may be able to contact an attorney online and have a will draw up or get help in drafting a living will.