Advise clients on their rights, strategy, and procedure
Prepare, file, and serve documents for clients
Prepare a client to represent themselves in court proceedings
A. Yes. Legal Technicians can draft, file, and serve Washington state’s pattern family law forms in most all family law case types.
A: No, at this time, only an attorney, or the client him- or herself, can speak at the hearing. Our scope is regularly being expanded, so check back for updates on this. As your Legal Technician I can help prepare you for your hearing, provide notes and other documents, and observe.
A: Legal Technicians are required to have at least an Associate’s Degree with specific core coursework, extended family law courses, 3,000 hours of substantive work experience, and pass licensing exams in ethics and substantive law.