CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jun 25, 2024  
CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook

Paralegal Technology, Elder Law Certificate (C25380E)

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The Paralegal Technology curriculum prepares individuals to work under the supervision of attorneys by performing routine legal tasks and assisting with substantive legal work. A paralegal/legal assistant may not practice law, give legal advice, or represent clients in a court of law.

Course work includes substantive and procedural legal knowledge in the areas of civil litigation, legal research and writing, real estate, family law, wills, estates, trusts, and commercial law. Required courses also include subjects such as English, mathematics, and computer utilization.

Graduates are trained to assist attorneys in probate work, investigations, public records search, drafting and filing legal documents, research, and office management. Employment opportunities are available in private law firms, governmental agencies, banks, insurance agencies, and other business organizations.

Note: Standing alone, the Elder Law Certificate does not qualify an applicant to sit for the NC Paralegal Certification Exam.

Required Courses (9 credits)

Other Major Requirements (3 credits)

Total Credits: 14

Recommended Course Sequence

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