Commonly Automated Documents

Welcome to Smokeball! As part of your subscription to Smokeball, our Legal Configuration team will automate ten proprietary templates for your firm. Document automation is a powerful feature that will save your firm time and prevent common drafting mistakes.

  • We want your firm to see an immediate return on investment when creating documents in your cases.
  • When selecting the templates for Smokeball to automate, we recommend picking the documents and letters your firm generates multiple times a week, and which are part of a repetitive process.
  • Starting off with automating simpler documents gives your firm the opportunity to become familiar with automation, allows your firm to give feedback to our Legal Configuration team for future automated templates, and will help you judge whether more advanced automation for longer documents is something your firm would use.
  • Here is a list of high-impact templates that firms commonly send to Smokeball.
    • Use this list as a guide when picking out your documents that you want us to automate for you.
    • You may submit documents that do not appear in the list, but keep in mind that you will want to pick simple and repetitive documents first when starting out with document automation.

Area of Law

Templates

All Areas of Law

  • Engagement/Retainer Agreements
  • Withdrawal motions and letters
  • Letters to Client
  • Letters to Opposing Counsel
  • Case Closing Letter

 

Firm Administration

  • File Cover Sheets
  • Fax Cover Sheet

 

Business

  • Operating Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Simple Contracts (without Promissory Notes or Personal Guarantees)
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Letter to Secretary of State (Annual Report)
  • Meeting Minutes

 

Civil

  • Draft Court Orders
  • Appearance
  • Proof of Service
  • Notices of Motion, Filing, Hearing
  • Discovery Requests & Responses
  • Subpoenas
  • Letter to Insurers
  • Letter to Judge
  • Simple Pleadings & Motions

 

Criminal

  • Appearance
  • Notices of Motion, Filing, Hearing
  • Subpoenas
  • Arraignment Documents & Waivers
  • Simple Pleadings & Motions

 

Estate Planning

  • Powers of Attorney for Healthcare and Property
  • Wills (non-testamentary)
  • Pourover wills
  • Living wills
  • HIPAA Release and Authorization

 

Family

  • Petitions for Divorce, Parentage
  • Response to Petition
  • Appearance
  • Summons
  • Notices of Motion, Filing, Hearing
  • Discovery Requests & Responses
  • Subpoenas
  • Motions for Support, Attorneys’ Fees, Custody, Possession of Marital Residence
  • Other Simple or Routine Motions

 

Guardianship

  • Letter to Parties Entitled to Notice

 

Personal Injury

  • Appearance
  • Letters of Representation
  • Notices of Motion, Filing, Hearing
  • Discovery Requests & Responses
  • Subpoenas
  • Request for Medical Records & Bills
  • Letters to Medical Providers, Insurers
  • Lien Letters
  • HIPAA Release and Authorization
  • Demand Letter

 

Probate

  • Letters to Heirs, Beneficiaries, Creditors, Persons Entitled to Notice
  • Appearance
  • Notices of Motion, Filing, Hearing

 

Real Estate

  • Power of Attorney for Property
  • Attorney Review Letter, Reply Letter
  • Payoff Letter
  • Inspection Letter
  • Title Disclosure Letter
  • 1099s
  • Bill of Sale
  • Alta Statement
  • Affidavit of Title
  • Affidavit of No Assessments
  • Disclosure Statement
  • FIRPTA Certification/ Certificate of No Foreign Status
  • Personal Information Affidavit
  • Plat Act Affidavit

 

Workers' Comp

  • Letters to Medical Providers, Insurer
  • Letter of Representation
  • Discovery Requests & Responses
  • Subpoenas
  • Request for Medical Records & Bills
  • HIPAA Release and Authorization
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