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Old 05-24-2017, 01:26 PM
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I am a paralegal (Corporate Law Clerk - same qualifications as a paralegal, just I work under a lawyers insurance, not my own - and corporate is another restricted paralegal field), and I wouldn't use a paralegal to represent me in family court. I would either do it myself, or hire a lawyer. The stakes are too high, and if I screw up I have no one to blame but me.

A paralegal who represents himself is a fool for a client
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Not that I appreciate Orleanslawyers comment about paralegals/monkeys, I do agree that they are not the solution. At least not where children are involved.
It's nothing more than an stereotyping thing. Lawyers are above humans and judges are above all and are god.

We have case workers without University degrees (humans) working at childrens aid societis ..why cant we have lawyers without law degrees (paralegals) working at family courts?

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