Common Ethical Issues for Family Paralegals


Author: Allan J. Guty

This paper examines common ethical issues addressed by the Law Society’s Office of the Practice Advisor. The main topics of discussion are (1) trust conditions and undertakings, (2) self-represented parties, (3) confidentiality, and (4) communicating with the court and court staff.

This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Advanced Family Law Issues for Paralegals program in Edmonton on January 16, 2020 and in Calgary on January 23, 2020.

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