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Family Law Paralegal

Family / Domestic Law Paralegal and Family / Domestic Law Legal Document Preparation

A Family / Domestic Law Paralegal assists an attorney to prepare legal cases. Some common duties of Family / Domestic Law paralegals include preparing legal documents, conducting witness interviews, investigating facts, performing legal research, drafting pleads and legal briefs, and other tasks to assist the attorney in preparing their casework.

Family law governs the legal relationships among family members, including husbands, wives, parents, children, and domestic partners from marriage to divorce. Laws and regulations are administered on local, federal and international levels. If your case involves substantial property, high monetary amount, legal rights, or criminal activity, you should consult Family / Domestic Law attorney to discuss the legal consequences.

In Family / Domestic Law matters, Paralegals and LDA's, known as Legal Document Assistants, cannot give legal advice, represent a client in court, or select, explain, draft, or recommend the use of any legal document to or for any person other than the attorney who directs and supervises the paralegal.

However, in several States, Legal Document Assistants (LDA) can prepare legal documents for people doing their own legal tasks. Please consult with the local paralegal to learn what Family / Domestic Law paralegal services they are authorized to provide in your legal jurisdiction.

A Family / Domestic Law Paralegal working under supervision and direction of an attorney may gather facts, draft legal documents, and compile technical information for the supervising attorney in Family / Domestic Law issues involving:

Family laws and regulations monitor the duties, rights, and liabilities of private individuals in relation to their family. Legal Document Assistant specializing in Family matters might be able to provide assistance on Family Law issues such as:

Contested or Uncontested Divorce
Marital Property Rights
Family Visas & Immigration
Father's Rights
Children's Rights
Child Support Modifications
Child Visitation & Custody
Paternity Issues
Elder Abuse

Find Family / Domestic Law Paralegal and Family / Domestic Law Legal Document Preparation in the Paralegal Directory.