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What Do Paralegals Actually Do?
Ive Read Many Answers But I Am Looking For More Of An In-Depth Example Or Even A Case Example That You May Have Worked On And All The Tasks That Came With Completing A Task For A Lawyers Office. What Are The Best Paralegal Areas To Work In?
Please, I Am Trying To Make A Long Career Choice Decision And Looking For More Than Just Answers. I Am Looking For Advice Or Information That Can Help. I Did Read An Answer About How Jobs Are Running Out Because More And More Paralegals Get Their Degree And Lawyers Are Not Needed As Much These Days. Is That True?
I currently work as a commercial construction litigation paralegal. My work focuses on civil litigation. Let me start off by saying there is absolutely no correct answer for the questions you are asking. Every area of law varies, and every law firm varies. The tasks certain paralegals are asked to do also varies. Some paralegals are treated like secretaries where all they do is answer phones and calendar deadlines. Some paralegals are basically attorneys without a law degree because they literally handle every aspect of the case.
With that said, I do everything, and I mean everything in the law firm I work for. I work in a small firm with three attorneys and an office manager. I do everything from making sure the garbage makes it to the curb on Mondays and Thursdays to filing lawsuits. On a typical litigation file, I will: draft correspondence, calendar response dates to discovery, draft discovery responses and outgoing discovery, draft petitions, call court personnel, set hearings, set trials, organize mediations and arbitrations, draft scheduling orders, email clients, manage the file room, make copies, bind claims, import digital documents into document management software, keep track of my billed time, proofread, prepare documents for filing with the court...
That is probably a very short list in the long list of things I do. If you were to ask a family law paralegal the same question, his/her list would be very different. Also, every case is differently. You will NEVER do the same exact thing on different files. There are always variables.
There is no such thing as a "best area for a paralegal to work in". Again, that is 100% subjective. If you were to throw me into family law, I would quit. It is not the kind of work I would want to do. The best area for a paralegal to work in is the one that makes the paralegal happy.
There are a few posters on Yahoo! that preach doom and gloom on the paralegal profession. Jobs are hard to find, but that isn't exclusive to the paralegal profession. It is ridiculous to make such overly broad assertions. Just like any profession, some areas are over saturated, and others aren't. You just have to do some leg work and see what the market is in your area. I live in Texas, and paralegal jobs are always available. Might not be the same for some small town in the middle of nowhere, and that goes for ANY career choice.
Where Can I Find A Real Immigration Lawyer Online To Do A Consultation For Free?
Lawyers do not work for free.
Natural Fathers' Rights?
My Father Did Not Sign Any Consent Or Relinquishment For My Adoption (In 1970). I Hope That Fathers Rights Are More Protected These Days
The State I Was Born In Has An Adoption Registry Where, If You Are Alive And/Or Actually Know About The Registry, Parents And The Adoptee Plus Any Siblings Can Register To Be 'Matched'.
I Have Two Questions
1. Is It Fair To Never Have Knowledge Of Each Other Because One Party Is Deceased And Therefore Cannot Register
2. Is It Fair That A Party Is Disqualified From Registering Because They Did Not Sign The Relinquishment Or The Adoption Happened Without Their Knowledge Or Consent?
Mutual consent registries assume many things that have already been pointed out. They also assume that the only thing adopted persons want is reunion. Therefore, this is thrown to them like the leftovers scraps to a dog. It gives lots of people the feeling of satisfaction that adoptees and natural parents are being accommodated, so open records need not be an issue. As we see by the variety of answers by adopted people, some want reunion, some don't and some simply want information.
Of course, they also assume that somehow birthparents have a right beyond the average citizen simply because they relinquished (whether they know they did or not.) This mysterious and never proven right of "birthparent anonymity" is apparently so sacred that it goes beyond the grave.
To answer your direct questions, it is completely not fair to people who are dealing with the deceased or for those who never knew an adoption occurred in the first place. This affects not only natural fathers who never knew, but adopted persons who are not told they were adopted.
Adopted citizens are the only persons in our society who are denied the right to access the factual records of their own births. This unequal treatment under the law is discrimination, and therefore it is wrong.
It doesn't matter if a person wants reunion or not. It doesn't even matter if a person cares whether or not he or she has the right of access enjoyed by his or her non-adopted counterparts. They were many women who did not care about the right to vote. Some women were actually against it. But, because the discrimination is wrong, the right to access for adopted citizens needs to be restored, just as the right for women to vote needed to be instated, whether some women wanted it or not.
Arkansas Alimony Laws?
We Need Assistance In Determining Whether Arkansas Is An Alimony State And How To Prove That Someone Recently Got Married, Should The Alimony Be Revoked? We Don't Mind The Child Support But The Alimony Seems A Bit Unfair. Our Current Attorney Seems Unwilling To Dig Into This. We Appreciate Any Help That Is Offered.
Go Hogs! Beat 'TEXAS! Sorry. Not sure about the alimony part, but it seems like we would be. The marriage part is easy because it is a public record. You should be able to go to the court house or wherever they keep public records and you should be able to view them. Getting a copy should not be a problem and you have your proof. Public records are there for the public to view at any time(during hours of operation) make use of that. Get a new lawyer too.
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Service Dog In Housing Laws?
I Have A Service Dog. Fully Trained To My Needs And Still Learning More.
He Started Out As A Natural Medical Alert For Seizures, And Being A Diabetic He Picked Up When My Levels Were Too Low. This Is Something He Was Not Trained For And Just Started Doing So It Inspired Me To See What Else He Could Do.
I Have Several Mental Disorders As Well And He Picked Up Very Quickly On All Training. He Was Born In My Home 5 Years Ago And By The Time He Could Fully Walk He Was Pretty Much Potty Trained And Very Quickly Learned The Words &Quot;Go Potty, Hike&Quot; Meant To Do His Business In That Area Right Then And We Can Go Back In. If I Drop Something, He Will Pick It Up And Hold It Until I Take It From Him. He Works Great Off Leash, Even In Public Parks With Other Dogs Running Around. Loves All People Cats And Other Dogs And Knows The Differences In His &Quot;Tools&Quot;. He Has A Public Harness, And A Park/Play Harness And He Knows The Difference Between The Two. He Also Knows That His Public Harness He Often Must Wear A Head Collar And He Does Very Well With It. I Can Lead Him With Signals, Verbal Commands, And Even Walk Him On A Cat Leash. (He Is A 112Lbs Dogo Argentino Mix) So He Is Very Trust Worthy.
He Helps With Dissociative Episodes, Bipolar Episodes, Panic Attacks And Seizures, Regaining Of Balance, And So Much More. He Is Very Attentive To Me. Since Begining Training For The Major Things In My Life, He Has Very Rarely Left My Side. By Telling The You All All Of This I Am Hoping To Show You He Is Clearly Needed.
I Just Turned 21 Years Old, And My Fiance And I Are Wanting To Get Our Own Apartment That Is Closer To His Work And Still Close To My Parents. 2 Of The 3 Places We Have Looked At Asked For Some Kind Of Paper Work Needed For Him To Not Be Considered A Pet??? I Have Never Had This Problem Before And Really Dont Know What To Do Or What To Get. I Have Worked As A Hotel Receptionist And They Never Asked Me For Paper Work Or Anything. I Take Him Everywhere And Those Who Have Seen Him Truely Help Me Say He Is Wonderful And I Am Blessed To Have Such A Great, Intelligent, And Helpful Dog. I Do Know Its Legal To Have A Personally Trained Service Dog. He Has Even Passed A Cgc Test And Has Tags For It. But What Does The Landlord Mean When She Says She Requires Documents Proving What He Is? How Would I Go About Getting Those Documents?
One Of The Two Places Asking For Them Is A No Pet Area So I Understand Being Cautious About Allowing A Dog, Particularly Just A Large Dog And Of The Bully Type. But It Is The Closest To Where We Need, And The Cheapest And I Am Very Concerned About This...
So far... Alyssa, "Scooter Power" and "RN For 21 Years" are all three wrong!
Service Animals and miniature horses (yes, miniature horses!) are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act when it comes to things like restaurants, stores, your work place - and "Pit Bull" bans or other Breed-Specific Legislation (BSL's).
As for housing, you need look no further than the Fair Housing Act - you're covered! Housing (apartments, college dormitories, etc) may NOT ban service animals or miniature horses used by the disabled. CERTIFICATION of training may NOT be required - even if your state or local laws says so - federal law wins, EVERY time thanks to the United States Constitution Article VI, paragraph 2. Your state can require you to get a dog license, but they can't require "service animal certification."
Here are a few examples of law suits:
Condo in Salt Lake loses because they wouldn't waive the "pet fee." You heard right, they can't charge a pet fee OR require you carry additional insurance:
A case directly from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) on pet fees:
Again the DOJ, but this time a student where the university requested person medical information. Ya can't do that! Medical information is protected under federal law:
Here's a lawyers take on the ADA and Fair Housing Act - it has lots of good information, including Therapy Animals (different from service animals):
And if that's not enough to help you, try searching Google. Here, I'll help ya- this search returns over 800,000 hits, have fun!
Oh, and don't get confused if you see that HUD has to do (mostly) with home financing and/or government-funded "projects." The Department of Justice has put HUD in charge of enforcing the Fair Housing Act. So you'll find both the DOJ and HUD taking people to court.