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Amanda Hamilton, CEO of National Association of Licensed Paralegals
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In this Article on The Money Pages, NALPs CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses when you can use a Paralegal instead of a solicitor.

When might you use the services of a paralegal?

  1. If someone takes you to court claiming that you allegedly owe them money and you need to defend yourself
  2. If you need to take someone to court and need assistance with the process
  3. If you have been arrested for a minor criminal offence and need representation. Many paralegals are what is known as ‘Police Station Accredited’ and that means that they can be called out to assist you at a police station
  4. If you need assistance in a matrimonial matter
  5. If you wish to take action against your employer through a Tribunal
  6. To assist you in writing a Will or to obtain a Lasting Power of Attorney in respect of a relative
  7. To assist you with any welfare matter
  8. To assist you in a housing matter

Read it in full here. 

 

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Amanda Hamilton, CEO of National Association of Licensed Paralegals
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