Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Students, law offices and people representing themselves in court can make use of a variety of free legal pleading templates
and legal pleading paper
available at the new web site LegalPleadingTemplate.com
The site is the latest addition to the FreePrintable.net
network of sites from Savetz Publishing
, Inc. offering everything from free printable paper
to free printable business cards
Courts in the United States require lawsuits to be submitted on specially formatted legal pleading paper. But different district, municipal, superior, bankruptcy and other jurisdictions all have distinct specifications on how many numbered lines the pleading paper should have, as well as margins, border lines and other formatting specifics. LegalPleadingTemplate.com offers 16 common variations of legal pleading paper, all available for free download in customizable Microsoft Word .doc format.
Also free to download and customize is the site's selection of legal pleading templates, with documents already set up with the text styles and other elements formatted for situations such as divorce, bankruptcy, appeals cases and civil suits.
The pleading paper and templates are time-savers for students, law office employees, students and self-representing litigants who don't have time to figure out formatting techniques or who don't have pleading paper on-hand. Law libraries, too, should find LegalPleadingTemplate.com of use.
"Law students assigned to produce projects on pleading paper should find this site helpful, as will people who plan to file in pro per," said Kevin Savetz, the site's creator. "We're also hoping to get feedback from the legal community on what we can add to the site to make it even more useful to professionals."
After downloading the free pleading paper or template, users can "overtype" to retain the formatting. All of the elements can also be changed in Microsoft Word. Savetz Publishing
, Inc. creates high-quality, content-driven web sites. LegalPleadingTemplate.com
is part of the FreePrintable.net family of sites, which offer free printable business cards
, stationery, award certificates, recipe cards and other useful printable items. Savetz Publishing also owns FaxZero, which lets users send faxes from their PC
; and Free After Rebate, a guide to free-after-rebate deals
Savetz Publishing, Inc.
Blue Lake, CA