Law at your fingertips: QC takes legal aid program online


The local government of Quezon City has launched an online legal assistance program to help residents in need of legal resources, documents, and access to the city’s ordinances.

Under Quezon City’s Online Legal Assistance program, residents who sign up on will receive free 500 credits. These can be used to access case summaries, drafts of legal documents, and ordinances.

The website also features Legal Engineer Assistant or LEA which is a digital research assistant that can assist the user in drafting documents. It can also refer residents to an attorney if they need one.

“Even during this pandemic, many of our residents need legal aid — from drafting legal and business forms and contracts, to understanding legal documents,” Mayor Joy Belmonte said of the Quezon City Online Legal Assistance.

The local government partnered with the online legal resource MyLegalWhiz for the project.