PRLG-0162 Family Law chapter 15

Last Name 1 Shelby Hathaway Mrs.Lask PRLG-0162 11/6/22 Chapter 15: Temporary Relief REVIEW OF KEY CONCEPTS 1Q: What is a statutory waiting requirement or "cooling-off period" in a divorce case? 1A: A waiting period known as a "cooling-off period" must pass before a final divorce decision may be issued. The term "cooling-off period" describes the legally required window of time after the start of divorce procedures during which no final judgment may be rendered. Depending on the jurisdiction, this period typically lasts for a number of months. 2Q: Explain the purpose of a temporary relief motion. 2A: A temporary relief motion is used to resolve issues that come up between the filing and finalization of a divorce. 3Q: What is the paralegal's role in facilitating temporary relief motion? 3A: Many of the procedures required to submit temporary relief motions to the court are performed by the paralegal as part of their job in enabling temporary relief motions. Often, the paralegal will create all interim relief motions for the attorney handling the file, along with any other paperwork required by the motions' particular jurisdiction. The paralegal then completes the motions for filing and ensures that the right number of copies are made after such review and any potential modification. The paralegal makes sure that the motions are submitted to the appropriate court and that copies are sent to all relevant parties in a timely manner. The paralegal must ensure that the motion is sent or electronically filed to the appropriate court and address. section of the court that deals with
Last Name 2 family law. Every law firm has at least one employee whose job it is to keep track of when each attorney is required to appear in court. The paralegal is frequently assigned to perform this task. It goes without saying that all court dates must be recorded or kept on hand. 4Q: explain the purpose of motion days or a short calendar. 4A: To hear motions or pleadings submitted before the court that call for a judge to act, motion days or a short calendar are used. On a certain day of the week known as a motion day, dozens of pending cases are summoned to court to discuss particular motions that have just been filed. The amount of time the court could spend on each case was limited by the number of cases. 5Q: What is a docket control system? What is the importance of maintaining a docket control system in a law office? 5A: An attorney can keep track of the numerous court dates and deadlines with the aid of a docket control system, which is a system of one or more calendars. It goes without saying how crucial it is to keep s docket control system in a law practice. Absence from a hearing could do a client considerable harm, prolong the legal process, and occasionally result in a malpractice claim against an attorney.
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