How To Become A Paralegal

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When choosing a career, it’s important to think ahead. What kind of job are you looking for? In what kind of work environment do you feel you would flourish? If you’re looking for a fast-paced, challenging job with great personal rewards and excellent mobility, then perhaps you’d be interested in becoming a paralegal. The paralegal is the backbone of today’s law firms. Without their support, attorneys – particularly those in […]

The Duties Of Legal Assistants

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Legal Assistants and paralegals are found in all types of organizations, but most are employed by law firms (about 70%), corporate legal departments and various government offices make up most of the remaining 30%. In these organizations, they can work in many different areas of the law, including litigation, personal injury, corporate law, criminal law, employee benefits, intellectual property, labor law, bankruptcy, immigration, family law, and real estate.

Divorce Made Easy

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Divorce is a difficult time for couples. By using this handy guide hopefully you can handle the process better. – Become educated. Things are always less scary when you know more about them. Look for a step by step guide on what happens during the divorce process. – Behave. Losing your temper will not help anyone, especially you. Cooperate at all steps to ensure the process goes as smoothly as […]

Legal Nurse Consulting Provides a New Career Opportunity for RNs

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A legal nurse consultant is a registered nurse with specialized training who is hired as a consultant on medical-related cases. They are necessary because few attorneys know how to read medical records or know how to understand healthcare terminology. Many legal cases surround medical malpractice or are personal injury cases. Attorneys rely on the knowledge of certified legal nurse consultants in these cases. They can routinely earn upwards of $100-$150 […]

Nurse Practice Act

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The Nurse Practice Act is a set of state laws that govern specific aspects of the nursing profession. The Act aims to protect the public from an unsafe nurse by ensuring minimum levels of performance. It defines the formal education needed for a particular level of nurse and sets the regulations for licensure. New nurses in particular can often be intimidated into performing skills that they have not performed before […]

Types of Wills

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A will is a legal document that declares who gets your belongings when you die. There are various types of wills that people could have. One such will is a joint will. More than one person with each testator executes this will, as the person who makes a will is called, leaving his property to the survivor or to other persons. The second type of will is a mutual will. […]