Nova Scotia Paralegal Directory

Nova Scotia Paralegals, Legal Assistant LDA

Nova Scotia Legal Secretary

Nova Scotia Paralegal and Legal Document Assistants, known as LDA’s assist lawyers with legal services. Nova Scotia Paralegal, Nova Scotia Legal Document Assistants ( LDA ) and Nova Scotia Legal Secretary can help with legal forms and document preparation regarding divorce, child support, custody modifications, small claims, right to lien, release of liens, simple wills, name change, quitclaim deeds and promissory notes. Nova Scotia Legal Secretary generally works directly for Nova Scotia Lawyer or as an employee of the Nova Scotia Judicial Court.

In most judicial systems, a Nova Scotia Paralegal, Legal Document Assistants ( LDA ) or Legal Secretary can do any functions that most lawyers do except actual court litigation and giving legal advice. Legal advice may only be given by a qualified licensed Nova Scotia lawyer. Most Nova Scotia paralegals, Nova Scotia legal assistants and Nova Scotia legal secretary work under the guidance of the Nova Scotia Lawyer or as approved by the Nova Scotia Judicial Court.

Nova Scotia Paralegal, Nova Scotia Legal document assistants (LDA) and Legal Secretary may perform the following functions under the guidance of a lawyer:

  • Conduct legal research, including procedural, administrative, or case law.
  • Conduct investigations and record searches.
  • Locate and interview witnesses for dispositions.
  • Draft legal documents, correspondence and pleadings.
  • Document retrieval and filing in court.
  • Keep track of and report any pending legislation that may affect clients.
  • Prepare medical summaries and chronologies.
  • Attend executions of wills, real estate closings, depositions, court or administrative hearings and trials with the lawyer.
  • Interview client to gather facts and background information.
  • Assist in preparing witnesses for court hearings.
  • Service of subpoenas and summonses.
  • Bilingual legal translation services.

Five things a Nova Scotia Paralegal, Legal Document Assistant ( LDA ) or Nova Scotia Legal Secretary cannot do are:
1) An Nova Scotia Paralegal cannot give legal advice.
2) An Nova Scotia Paralegal cannot develop the lawyer-client relationship.
3) The Nova Scotia Paralegal cannot sign papers on behalf of the client.
4) The Nova Scotia Paralegal cannot represent a client in court.
5) The Nova Scotia Paralegal cannot set and collect legal lawyer fees.

These functions are considered the practice of law. Different judicial systems have different requirements for Paralegal, Legal Document Assistants ( LDA ) and Legal Secretary. Federal and State laws and judicial system policies are continually under review. When selecting a Nova Scotia Paralegal or legal document assistant (LDA) from the Nova Scotia Paralegal Directory always ask about the particular constraints in their practicing area. ADR means Alternative Dispute Resolution.

If legal action is necessary, before contacting a Nova Scotia Lawyer or Nova Scotia Paralegal, we suggest that you educate yourself on Nova Scotia law and the legal process by reading the books mentioned in our recommended reading section.

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