It is one thing to ask for advice, yet another to take it. Just ask any parent how much of their advice to their kids is actually acted upon and you’ll understand. The interesting thing about advice found online is that one should use caution in deciding when to act upon it.
Of course, the Internet is full of information. In fact, it is the source most people go to these days for advice on everything from choosing toothpaste to choosing a spouse. The important thing to remember is that anyone can post a blog, put up a website, or even call themselves an authority. Thus, when it comes to something as important as finding online legal advice, make sure you confirm both the source and the answers you find.
Legal advice should come from an attorney, so the best way to assure sound advice is to connect online with an attorney that is practicing in your area. Going to a website such as Law QA will put you in touch with local attorneys. You can also read questions that were asked by others, since all were submitted anonymously.
Legal advice is obtainable in many areas of law. Here are just a few:
That is not to say to avoid other research. Blogs are helpful in finding out what not to do since everyone loves to tell the story of what went wrong in their situation. However, when it comes down to actually acting on advice, be sure you are following the advice of an expert in the field.