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Maritime Paralegal

Maritime / Admiralty Paralegal and Maritime / Admiralty Legal Document Preparation

A Maritime / Admiralty Paralegal assists an attorney to prepare legal cases. Some common duties of Maritime / Admiralty 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.

Admiralty Maritime laws and regulations (also referred to as maritime) govern local, federal and international maritime issues affecting commercial fishing, governmental agencies, marinas, ports, harbors and coastline matters. If your case involves substantial property, high monetary amount, legal rights, or criminal activity, you should consult Maritime / Admiralty attorney to discuss the legal consequences.

In Maritime / Admiralty 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 Maritime / Admiralty paralegal services they are authorized to provide in your legal jurisdiction.

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

Admiralty Maritime laws and regulations monitor the duties, rights, and liabilities of commercial maritime businesses and private individuals. Legal Document Assistant specializing in Admiralty Maritime Law might be able to provide assistance on Admiralty Maritime issues such as:

Cargo Shipping Documents
Maritime Contracts
Marine Insurance Documents
Maritime Injury Claim and Jones Act
Maritime Liens and Salvage

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