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Conservatorship Paralegal

Conservatorship Paralegal Responsibilities The conservatorship paralegal is responsible for assisting the court-appointed conservator in performing their duties. The conservatorship paralegal may be asked to attend court hearings, help the conservator keep track of the ward’s finances, and communicate with family members and other interested parties. The conservatorship paralegal must have excellent communication and organizational skills,

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Advantages and disadvantages of working as a freelance paralegal

Freelance Paralegal There are both advantages and disadvantages of working as a freelance paralegal. Some of the advantages include having a flexible schedule, being your own boss, and setting your own rates. However, some of the disadvantages can include not having health insurance or other benefits, having irregular income, and being responsible for all your

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3 Paralegal Technology Tools for Your Practice

Paralegal Technology Tools Paralegal technology is a vital part of the day-to-day operations of any law firm. This includes a wide range of systems and tools, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software; copy machines, electronic scanners, and multi-line phone systems; document management systems; conferencing capabilities; electronic case filing; and electronic discovery.  Whether you

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Legal Assistant vs Paralegal: Here’s What You Need to Know

Legal Assistant vs Paralegal by Definition Once upon a time, the terms legal assistant and paralegal were used interchangeably. However, in 2020 the American Bar Association amended the definition of a paralegal to remove the term legal assistant. Now that the two roles have been separated by definition, we’re going to explore the difference between

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Determining Sound Mind

Determining Sound Mind as a Notary As notaries, we have a very important responsibility.  The responsibility of “determining sound mind” of a signer is a critical component of being a notary.  We must be confident that the signer understands the implications of their actions when signing a document.  They must be able to demonstrate that

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