Is it Wise to Bring Pro Se Legal Forms to an Attorney’s Free Consultation?

No lawyer will help you complete pro se legal forms for free during an initial consultation. That’s not the purpose of a consult.

Pro se legal forms are for ‘do it yourself’ completion; if you understand the legal task you wish to accomplish and can follow directions, the forms themselves do not require help from an attorney to complete. See Standard Legal’s line of self-help legal forms here.

However, if you require legal advice, an attorney will provide that to you — but will do so for a fee. A ‘free consult’ is simply a way for an attorney to understand a person’s legal situation; no legal work or legal advice should be expected for free from such a consultation…