What is a .law domain?
From a first glance, the .LAW domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. Establishing an online presence is important now but it will be essential in the future. .LAW domain is a restricted domain, meaning only certain people and groups can register one. All .LAW domain users are verified, which tells the world and future clients searching online that you are a legal and certified professional and a credible resource online. The .LAW domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.
A .LAW domain name is short, professional and memorable, helping you improve your search engine rank with keywords directly in the URL. It's no doubt that someone searching online for lawyer services is more likely to click on a link that has the .LAW keyword they were searching for in the domain name and as we know every click on organic search results means dollars saved in paid marketing - and that's a big win!
The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a preview of your brand before they even visit your website. Establish yourself as an industry leader and early adopter, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand with .LAW domain, the namespace dedicated to law professionals.
How do I buy a .law domain?
To purchase your .law domain name, you must first search for the availability of the unique phrase (without spaces or with hyphens). If the domain name is available, you may then add it to the cart to register for up to 10 year(s). If the domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.
GoDaddy Registry, the registry authorized to operate the .law domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .law domains.
- 101domain is .law Accredited
- You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
- 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .law registration process.
- Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
How do I start a .law website?
Once you have registered your .law domain name, if you want to utilize it as a website or email address, you will need to associate it with a cloud-based hosting service like Easy Website Builder, a server-based hosting service like Web Hosting, or an email and collaboration service like Google Workspace.
A website can be built either through a browser-based builder, an installed content management system like WordPress or Drupal, or done professionally by a web designer/developer. Additionally, it is recommended securing your website with SSL, and enhancing your website's speed using Secure Web Accelerator.
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How do I transfer a .law domain?
Transferring your .law domain name is a fast and easy process. To get started, you'll need an Authorization Code from the registrar that currently has the domain registered. Once you have that, get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below or visit our Transfers Page, enter your domain name to transfer in, provide the Authorization Code, and our system will process the transfer.
Every .law domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system. If you are not provided an Authorization Code or having problems locating it, contact our Domain Specialists to help you navigate the process.
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FAQs for .law
.law domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .law during general availability is Instant.
.law Domain Names must:
- have minimum of 1 and a maximum of 63 characters;
- begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
- use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
- neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
- not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.law); and
- not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.law).
DNSSEC is available for .law domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .law domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
Trustee Service is not available for .law extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
No. At present the .law domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .law Top Level Domain is GoDaddy Registry. You may visit them at https://registry.godaddy/.
Domain Requirements for .law
.LAW is a restricted Top Level Domain (TLD) that aims to promote trust in the professional legal community by creating exclusive online spaces in which lawyers that are regulated and licensed to practice law can present themselves in a distinctive and memorable manner.
.LAW Eligibility Criteria
In order to be eligible to register (and continue to be a registrant of) a domain name in the .LAW TLD, the registrant must be a Qualified Lawyer or an Authorized Legal Institution (i.e., law firms, law schools, legal regulators such as bar associations, and courts of law. For the purposes of this Eligibility Policy, a Qualified Lawyer is a professional who is licensed to practice law by an approved regulator of legal services in a given jurisdiction. A Qualified Lawyer must be identifiable as a currently licensed practitioner in the public records kept by the relevant approved regulator.
For the purposes of verification, all registrants must provide accurate and up-to-date registrant data, which will be used to verify eligibility. It is particularly essential that the full legal name of the qualified lawyer or authorized legal institution is provided and recorded as the Registrant Name and/or Registrant Organization fields of the Registrant Contact information for the domain in question's WHOIS record.
If the independent verification agency is unable to verify eligibility using only the WHOIS data, a registrant may be asked to provide further information or supporting documentation (such as a copy of an accreditation certificate) to complete the verification process.
Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.
To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.
How do I renew a .law domain?
Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below or visit our Renewals Page, and enter your domain name to renew, or log into your Account Manager, select your ext domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out.
We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have Auto-Renew enabled.
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Yes, the .law domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name by entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field.
- Chinese Simplified
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