Posts tagged with "paralegal"

What is a paralegal and what do they do?

The most common areas in which people use paralegal services are landlord/tenant, collection, foreclosure, investigation, resolution services, and more..

Paralegals are legal agents who can perform many legal services for you and appear as your advocate in certain courts, the Immigration/Refugee Board,before the Provincial Offenses Courts and Small Claims Courts on your behalf.

Going to court is a very expensive proposition at the best of times. Paralegals can help you reduce litigation costs and problems while saving you money.

Paralegal have experience in the proper presentation of evidence in court and advocacy, negotiation, mediation and arbitration skills.  They are skilled in legal research and legal writing which together with their actual court and tribunal appearances equip them to assist you with your matter.  They are very conversant with the ever changing rules, procedures and court forms in their areas of practice.

Brooklyn Supreme Court – Address/Directions

COURT SERVICE

Civil
360 Adams St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-675-7699

Criminal
320 Jay Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 347-296-1076

County Clerk’s Office

Directions: The court facilities are located in downtown Brooklyn. From Brooklyn, Queens or Staten Island, take BQE to Atlantic Ave. Exit. From the Bronx or Manhattan, take the Brooklyn Bridge which leads directly into Adams St. Continue reading

Do You Need Help Collecting Money That Is Owed To You?

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How to enforce a money judgement

When a judgment is entered in the Civil Court it is enforceable for a period of twenty years for money only, it is not a lien against real property. Nor is a judgment entered in one county a lien on real property in any other county. If a judgment-creditor wishes to enforce a judgment against real property, he or she must follow the procedure below for “transcripting” the judgment.

A transcript is a paper containing the essential information of the judgment, certified by the clerk in the county where the judgment is entered. Continue reading