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Harold Homes is a family law paralegal. His best friend, Isabel Ivory is getting a divorce. Isabel asks Harold to help her prepare the papers to file for divorce. Is it ethical for Harold to do this? How might he help her?

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Let us first see what a family law paralegal does as part of his/her profession.

A family law paralegal assists her employer in delivering family law services to clients. Effective paralegals working in this area of law will know something about custody, divorce, tax & finance law, adoption, and even the social services available in the area. Because many matrimonial matters end up in court, a working knowledge of litigation and family court rules is essential. These paralegals will need to anything from filing motions or ...

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Harold Homes is a family law paralegal. His best friend, Isabel Ivory is getting a divorce. Isabel asks Harold to help her prepare the papers to file for divorce. Is it ethical for Harold to do this? How might he help her?

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