6 Free Legal Tools for Entrepreneurs and Startups (2024)

Abhik Shome

Founder and Editor-in-chief
The Starting Idea

Every startup business owner, while starting out needs to cover all the legal groundwork in order to play it safe in the industry. But legal nuances and jargon can be too complicated and most entrepreneurs put them off to deal with it later. Herein lies their big mistake.

Though no resource or tool can replace an actual legal advisor, here are 6 free legal tools and resources that can greatly help you get off the ground.

But for best practices, do hire a legal advisor.

Free Legal Tools

A great resource compiled by the good people at Entrepreneur Magazine. Get access to hundreds of business forms, contracts and templates.

Get thousands of legal documents curated by a strong social community spread across hundreds of categories.

3. Shake

Create, sign and send legal agreements super fast with this app.

Use their free policies for personal and non-commercial use.

Create a custom privacy policy for your site with this free tool.


Free legal documents from the 500 Startups team.

7. Avodocs

A set of free legal documents for startups and solopreneurs. Documents include SaaS terms of use, GDPR policies, NDA for startups, internship agreements, MOUs, and other essential documents required in your entrepreneurial journey.


Abhik Shome

Abhik helps entrepreneurs shorten their path to online growth with conversion marketing. He is a leading conversion marketing expert and online marketing thought leader. As CEO of Brand Bridge Solutions, an online marketing agency, Abhik's content has been featured in mainstream media outlets like Inc Magazine, Business Insider, Inc ASEAN, YourStory, and Influencive among others. Abhik is the Founder of The Starting Idea, a business growth magazine focused on giving fast-paced actionable marketing strategies to the modern day entrepreneur. He is also the founder of Product Know, an exclusive library of business software and resources. He has recently authored the book The Growth Toolbox covering 210+ tools to grow every aspect of a modern day business. Get it for FREE here. His blogs and articles have been shared and appreciated by top industry experts including Larry Kim, Founder of Wordstream & Mobile Monkey.