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Portugal Paralegals, Legal Assistant LDA

Portugal Legal Secretary

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

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

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

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