Para1 - Test Three
Child Custody Case
Parties in dispute
Before filing with court
Shall not enter i
Para1 - Test Two
Directions: Provide answers to each of the scenarios in Exercise 6 in the Workbook.
1. Your supervising attorney has asked you to send discovery requests that you have drafted although he has not reviewed
Court Structures and Jurisdiction
It is important that a paralegal understand the structure of US. government, how laws are made,
and US. court structures in order to understand which laws apply to specific situations.
At each level of government, the US.
Para1 Test 4
Section One-5 points
Please discuss the information that should be gathered during the initial client interview, as well
as the importance of the role this information can play in our representation of the client.
Note: Remember that the supe
Exercise #5: PARALEGALS AND THE ABA MODEL RULES
Rule 1.4 Communications:
This rule refers to the communication and information that is transferred from the lawyer to the client.
The rule requires the lawyer to respond quickly to requests for inf
EXERCISE 11- IDENTIFYING ISSUES OF LAW AND ISSUES OF FACT
For the following questions, please indicate whether the issues are those of fact or of law:
ISSUE OF FACTS
Are there witnesses?
Where there guard rails?
INTEROFFICE MEMO ONE
Date: November 10, 2016
Case: People v. Sam Kant
I have completed my initial analysis of this case in an attempt to determine if Rule
142.33 applies to Mr. Kants case. The assessment belo
Complete Exercise 17 & 18 in the Workbook.
For the following, please determine what types of evidence the following may be, and if hearsay, please explain if
there may be an exception to the hearsay rule:
Our legal system
US legal system consists of three levels of government
1. Federal (aka national government/United States government)
2. Fifty states (including District of Columbia)
3. Local (counties, cities, townships, etc)
Local governments are depend
A Basic Guide for Paralegals:
Ethics, Confidentiality and Privilege
T. Spahn (10/7/06)
A BASIC GUIDE FOR PARALEGALS:
ETHICS, CONFIDENTIALITY AND
Thomas E. Spahn
A Basic Guide for Parale
Para1 Test 5
Section One-21 points
Directions: Read the following hypothetical situation. Upon completion, please identify all points
at which hearsay is present, also listing any possible exceptions that may apply.
Facts: John has been arrested for attem
Para1 - Test Six
Section One-20 points
Directions: Complete Exercise 20 in the Workbook
1. A client is charged with drunk driving. We must determine if the driver was drunk at the time of thearrest.
c. Get the results of blood alcohol levels from the poli
COURT OF APPEALS OF THE STATE OF FICTION
JOHN and RITA SMART,
ON APPEAL TO THE COURT OF APPEALS OF
THE STATE OF FICTION FROM
THE FICTITIOUS TRIAL COURT
BRIEF OF PETITIONER
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Alternative Dispute Resolution- Would happen during the Pre-Trial Phase
Motion For A New Trial- Would happen during the Post-Trial Phase
Motion For Summary Judgment- Would happen during the Pre-Trial
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Discuss what sources of information would be most beneficial for the following:
A family law practice- This practice deals with legal matters mostly on a family level and include matters such as divorce,
child and spousal support, dome
We highly recommend completing the following tutorials over the break. These are optional and
designed to help you prepare to use Westlaw during paralegal 2.
Exercise #1: WESTLAW EXERCISES
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APPENDIX A: LESSON EXERCISES
Exercise #1: COURT STRUCTURE
1. Please name three checks against the executive branch of government by the other two branches and
1. Legislative Branch
2. Judicial Branch
1. Senate accepts/