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What Some Things That A LDA Is Prohibited From Doing?


Authority of LDA Paralegal | What LDA Can Do


An LDA cannot provide legal advice.


An LDA cannot select the forms you should file.


An LDA cannot represent you in court.


An LDA cannot interpret documents.


An LDA cannot tell you what information should be inserted in the documents.


What Some Things That A LDA Is Prohibited From Doing?


Paralegal Prohibited Tasks


The National Federation of Paralegal Associations defines a paralegal as “…a person qualified through education, training or work experience, to perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and is customarily, but not exclusively, performed by a lawyer. Paralegals may be retained or employed by a lawyer, law office, governmental agency, or other entity or may be authorized by administrative, statutory or court authority to perform this work.” Paralegals adhere to recognized ethical standard sand rules of professional responsibility.


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