Abused? Arrested? Imprisoned? Ten apps to help the poor cope with a justice system that favors the rich.

Excerpt from Democracy Labs:

The rich post bail, or lawyer up and go free. The poor are imprisoned for minor offenses, cannot pay bail, end up in jail and stripped of their voting rights in many states. A criminal record makes it harder for them to find employment once they’ve served their sentence… It’s a vicious cycle that disempowers the poor.

“These solutions are a new breed of legal tech — instead of focusing on modernizing the existing legal services such as contracts, practice management and legal research. They leverage technology to directly scale legal services to underserved people.” – Felicity Conrad

Among the ten apps is Courtroom5, which provides essential tools for handling your civil lawsuit. It is most useful for debt collection, foreclosure, probate, family law, personal injury, employment discrimination, and other cases where the wheels of justice turn more slowly.

Use DOCUMENTS to draft all your legal filings using built-in tools. Research the law, analyze your case, and paste from saved notes and evidence, all from within your document. Your professionally styled document is ready to download and file when you’re done.

Get a Fair Hearing in Court

No one expects a fair outcome when one side has a lawyer but the other side doesn’t. Level the playing field with Courtroom5.

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