Planning is an important aspect of creating business forms. It is important to plan what exactly the forms will be used for. There is certain criteria that should be considered. How important is the form? What specifics need to be addressed in the form? A business legal form is usually legally binding so being sure that the form fits all the local rules and requirements is also very important. Coming up with several prototypes is typical when planning a business form. Generating the forms than reviewing the finished product is also a common practice. Ideas during the planning stage can come from different sources. There are a lot of online websites that will provide a sample of various forms, it violates copyright laws to use the form verbatim in most cases, but looking at the form and using the same format is not a violation, and there may be some good ideas that will inspire the creation of the form.