You might use a paralegal when someone takes you to court claiming that you owe them money and you need to defend yourself, or you need to take someone to court and need assistance with regard to the process.
NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses how paralegals are legally trained and educated to perform legal tasks and offer assistance but are not qualified solicitors.
NALP's CEO Amanda Hamilton discusses the legal tasks that Paralegals can perform and when you might use one
A paralegal can help writing a willor obtaining a Last Power of Attorney, and assist in taking action against your employer through a tribunal.
Source: Western Morning News www.cornwalllive.com