Frequently Asked Questions
Contract Instructor allows lawyers to collect instructions via easy to use online instructions form. The instructions provided to the instructions form are used to automatically generate legal documents
How to select a document
Contract Instructor gives you access to all of the documents in our Precedent Library. Visit our Precedent Library to select a precedent from our wide range of documents.
How to create a instructions form
Once you have selected the document you wish to generate, click "Create instructions form" for that document. A form will display which requires you to enter brief details about your firm and the client. This information will be used to generate a sample email with a unique link to an online instructions instructions form for you to send to your client.
How to send the instructions form to a client
When you create the instructions form, a sample email will be created for you to send to your client. Simply copy and paste the sample text into an email and send it to your client.
How much does it cost to create the instructions form?
It doesn't cost anything for you to create the instructions form or send a instructions form to a client. Payment is only required following completion of the instructions form. We charge a flat fee of $29.95 + GST to access a report with the responses to the instructions form and the generated document.
How much does it cost the client?
We don't charge any fee for the client to complete the instructions form. You can charge your client whatever price you negotiate with your client to draft the document.
Can I send out multiple instructions form?
Yes, you can generate a instructions form for each client matter
Completing the instructions form
Commencement of the instructions form
The instructions form can be commenced by clicking on the link that is created when you create the instructions form.
How to save progress and finish later
There is a "Finish Later" button that can be clicked on at any time during the instructions form. To resume the instructions form, the client can click on the same link that was created when you created the instructions form
What if a client has trouble completing the instructions form?
From time to time, clients may be unable to answer questions because they need your help or because they don't yet have the required information. Only mandatory questions (marked with an asterisk) need to be completed. Clients can leave comments for any question that they need help completing.
How to answer questions that a client had trouble completing
If a client leaves a comment for you, you will be sent an email with a report highlighting those questions with the client's comments and a link that allows you to complete the instructions form for the client.
Can I complete the instructions form instead of my client?
Yes, if you would prefer to complete the instructions form you can do so.
Completion of the instructions form
After the questions are completed, the "Complete" button needs to be pressed to confirm completion. This button is displayed after the last question in the instructions form.
Obtaining the generated document
How to generate the document
The document will be automatically generated for you once the instructions form is completed.
When can I download the generated document?
After the instructions form is completed and you have paid our fee, you can immediately download the generated document. The document will be generated using the responses that were provided to the instructions form.
How to download the generated document
The document will be made available for you to download after you have paid our fee. It will also be attached to an email to you.
Can I edit the generated document?
Yes, the document will be sent to you in Microsoft Word format. You can edit the document before sending it to the client.