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By Aliza P. Sherman

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Ever find yourself with a little legal question that's toosmall to rack up some major legal fees but too big to be ignored?There are several reputable sites that put the law into thelayman's hands. Take a look at these:

FindLaw - This sitecontains a legal search engine you can use to search for documents,legal guides and court decisions. With a feature called MyFindLaw,you can focus your searches on legal areas that are of interest toyou. The section for businesses includes information on businessformation, employment issues, technology deals and contracts, andintellectual property issues. - Atthis site, you'll find legal news and resources including anIPO watch, a law dictionary and a business store with usefulbusiness and legal products. - They'vebeen around since 1971 publishing "trustworthy legalinformation to give all Americans legal access." Choose theirSmall Business Center for their Legal Encyclopedia, FAQ, financialcalculators and other useful resources.

While the Internet can help with legal resources, make sure yousave the tough stuff for a qualified professional.

Aliza Sherman is an entrepreneur and author of Cybergrrl:A Woman's Guide to the World Wide Web (Ballantine Books).She is currently working on her next book and new company.

Aliza Sherman is a web pioneer, e-entrepreneur and author of eight books, including

PowerTools for Women in Business.

Her work can be found at

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