I recently drafted a non-disclosure agreement in TeX using the document class article. I liked doing this a lot and I intend to continue doing my legal paperwork in TeX.

Do document classes or packages exist specifically for writing U.S. legal documents?

Of course, I can continue to write them as articles, but if tools have already been created to do this, I'd like to take advantage of them.

  • This comes up every so often. The big problem is the bluebook citation style. Closest thing to it is ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/camel which is moribund. – WillAdams Jul 6 '13 at 19:31
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    @WillAdams Thanks- I did see the related thread about legal citations. Is there something I should use which does everything but citations? – Alexander Gruber Jul 6 '13 at 19:41
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    Check in ctan.org/topic/legal if any of those packages, mostly for German lawyers, could be useful your you (directly or maybe as prototypes of your own macros). – Fran Jul 6 '13 at 19:57
  • Can you give any pointers on how a legal document looks like? How much effort do you have to do to modify standard article. If it is a lot, you could share your mods, robustify them a bit and place it on CTAN. After that, you can place an answer below saying »Yes, there is«. ;-) – Johannes_B Jan 18 '15 at 19:43
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    @LimitedAtonement Thanks, I'll check it out. – Alexander Gruber May 29 '15 at 18:07

There is a package for blue book style written by Chrisopher DeCoro:


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