Legal Articles

These Legal articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Legal industry.

July 19, 2013 – 1,715 views
The Paralegal Resource
eDiscovery or Electronic Discovery is basically the electronic aspect of identifying, collecting and producing Electronically Stored Information (ESI) in response to a request for production in a law suit or investigation. ESI includes emails, documents, presentations, databases, voicemail, audio, video files, social media and websites... Full Story 
July 12, 2013 – 1,915 views
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Legal Citation is basically a standard language which allows a writer to refer to legal organizations with effective accuracy and generality so that others can follow the references with substantial ease. Abbreviations and special terms are used in this language. Citations help in achieving great reductions in space, generally consumed by numerous references... Full Story 
June 20, 2013 – 1,835 views
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Technology has advanced in leaps and bounds in the past few decades, and one of the best outcomes of this is the free sharing of information. Before the age of the internet, obtaining personal data involved weeks of digging through legal documents and bills in order to glean the slightest information. Nowadays, paralegals can quickly obtain the information they need by doing a simple web search... Full Story 
June 10, 2013 – 2,601 views
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In simple terms, a contract is a legally binding agreement between two parties. Contracts are an essential part of all business relationships. However, despite their importance and ubiquity, there is a fair amount of confusion concerning contract law and what exactly constitutes a contract. So, it is important to understand the basics of a contract law because it is vital for any business... Full Story 
May 17, 2013 – 2,227 views
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Recordkeeping is one of the main duties of a paralegal professional. Every organization needs a written record of information, which is needed to formulate important decision-making processes. The records can be financial records, administrative records, minutes of meetings, and policies. The records may include details of expenses, cash flow, bank returns, and other legal documents... Full Story 
May 13, 2013 – 2,078 views
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Paralegals are the very valuable assistants to attorneys in the litigation processes. They are considered as very vital parts of a trial team and have tremendous trial skills. Their responsibilities involve the co-ordination of various tasks that are to be accomplished before, after, and during trial. They have many major responsibilities and duties that can, most often, make or break a case... Full Story 
April 18, 2013 – 3,215 views
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Paralegals are those individuals who do legal work although they are not lawyers. They usually work for law firms, attorneys, and legal departments of companies and businesses. Paralegals are expected to follow guidelines for legal ethics by governing authorities like the National Federation of Paralegal associations, also known as the NFPA, and the National association of Legal assistants, known as NALA. This code of ethics enables the paralegals to make the right decisions, and helps to review whether the paralegals are performing their duties in a professionally and socially acceptable way... Full Story 
April 8, 2013 – 2,298 views
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A legal memo is a study that analyzes a legal issue, and presents an argument on the legal steps with which a lawyer plans to approach the issue. There are no rigid structures or rules for drafting documents like legal memos and emails, though it calls for a specific set of writing skills. The following is intended to be some general guidelines to legal writing but is in no way to be considered an authoritative last-word on the subject... Full Story