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Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

You must register in order to use all the features of this website. Being registered gives you an identity, a fixed username on all messages you post, and an online public persona.

Registration is free (unless otherwise specified), and offers an extended range of features, including:

  • Ask the community a question.
  • Replying to other peoples' questions.
  • Receiving email notification of replies to posts and threads you specify.
  • Sending messages to other members.
  • Creating your personal vault to securely store and access your forms.

How do I register?

You register by clicking on the 'Sign Up' link near the top of the right side of the page. Then you will be asked to enter a valid email address, username, and an acceptable password. Once this is complete you will have to click on a link in an 'activation email' sent to your email address. Once you have done this you will be registered.

If you are under the age of 13, you are required to have a parent or guardian provide consent before allowing you to complete the registration process.


Searching for Forms

How do I search for a specific document?

Each document is under a specific category pertaining to the topic. For example, looking for a Living Will document? Use the category tabs in the blue bar, search under the category in the tab 'Wills & Estate Planning'.

Alternatively, simply type the name of the document you are searching for in the search box on the right side of the page, directly under the navigation bar.

Featured documents are provided on the homepage for quick access to specific categories.


Interacting

What is Talk, Ask, Blog?

Interact with others in the LawSmart Community. The Talk, Ask, Blog section allows you to interact with others in the LawSmart Community. Talk about your experience with legal forms, Ask others questions, and read and comments on posted blogs.


Password

I forgot my password. What can I do?

If you forget your password, you can click on the 'Forgotten Your Password' link. This will appear on any page that requires you to fill in your password.

This link brings up a page where you should enter your registered email address. An email will be sent to that address shortly, with instructions for resetting your password.

Since passwords are encrypted, there is no way to resend your original password. This option provides you with the ability to reset your password.

You must be able to receive emails to your registered email address for this to work. You may need to check your spam filters and folder if you do not see this email in a few minutes.

I want to change my password. What do I do?

Once logged in with your username and password, click on 'My Account' located in the upper right side of the page, if you are not already in your account. Once in your account click on the 'My Account' tab, this section will allow you to change your password by entering your current password as well as your new password. After all fields are complete click the 'submit changes' button and your new password will be changed.


How to Change User Details

User information can be accessed and changed in the 'My Account' section. In the 'My Account' section you are able to change your email, username, and password. To change your profile information click on the 'My Profile' tab. In the 'My Profile' section you can access and change your name, address and contact phone number.


Security

How Secure is Your Information?

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