Family Law Paralegal Legal Staff Job Description

Paralegals also known as Legal Assistants can work in a wide range of areas like corporate law, litigation, intellectual property, real estate, finance, bankruptcy, family, etc. Their basic duty is to assist the attorneys with their busy workload by performing various general duties. A Family Law Paralegal assists its employer committed to delivering family law services to clients. The matters that are covered under this law can be relating to divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, marital property settlement, and adoption. Paralegals can assist the attorneys with drafting property division and prenuptial agreements, as well as petitions, discovery requests, motions, and briefs in litigation, involving marital dissolution and child custody matters. They are also involved with preparing discovery, searching financial or tax records and arranging mediation. A Family Law Paralegal needs to be extra sensitive towards their clients as most of the time they are dealing with people who are facing divorce and family law issues and going through traumatic phases of their lives. A strong knowledge of litigation and family court rules is essential to be successful in this area. These paralegals must have a broad knowledge of various other laws that interact with this area of law. They serve as a liaison between the client and the attorney and it is essential that they are able to handle not just the legal side, but also the human, emotional aspect of this type of practice.

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