Philippines Paralegal Directory

Philippines Paralegals, Legal Assistant LDA

Philippines Legal Secretary

Philippines Paralegal and Legal Document Assistants, known as LDA’s assist lawyers with legal services. Philippines Paralegal, Philippines Legal Document Assistants ( LDA ) and Philippines 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. Philippines Legal Secretary generally works directly for Philippines Lawyer or as an employee of the Philippines Judicial Court.

In most judicial systems, a Philippines 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 Philippines lawyer. Most Philippines paralegals, Philippines legal assistants and Philippines legal secretary work under the guidance of the Philippines Lawyer or as approved by the Philippines Judicial Court.

Philippines Paralegal, Philippines 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 Philippines Paralegal, Legal Document Assistant ( LDA ) or Philippines Legal Secretary cannot do are:
1) An Philippines Paralegal cannot give legal advice.
2) An Philippines Paralegal cannot develop the lawyer-client relationship.
3) The Philippines Paralegal cannot sign papers on behalf of the client.
4) The Philippines Paralegal cannot represent a client in court.
5) The Philippines 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 Philippines Paralegal or legal document assistant (LDA) from the Philippines 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 Philippines Lawyer or Philippines Paralegal, we suggest that you educate yourself on Philippines law and the legal process by reading the books mentioned in our recommended reading section.

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