Legal Question in Business Law in California

Can a paralegal office charge me for something I never agreed to? I paid 1500 for one thing and it never came up....but they used it for something else without consulting me. Their is no contract only verbal agreements

Asked on 8/20/13, 6:03 pm

4 Answers from Attorneys

Thomas Reid Happe Reid, PC

A person can only call themselves a paralegal if they are supervised by an attorney. There are no paralegal offices, legally anyhow. Your fact pattern does not really give enough information to provide an answer, however.

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Answered on 8/20/13, 6:25 pm

Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

I agree with Mr. Reid. Paralegals who are not supervised by an attorney are practicing law without a license, which is a crime.

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Answered on 8/20/13, 6:58 pm
Kelvin Green The Law Office of Kelvin Green

I agree there are not enough facts and the paralegal may be involved in criminal activity which maid help in getting your money back

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Answered on 8/20/13, 8:58 pm
John Laurie Gertz and Laurie

You should consult with an attorney with an attorney to help flesh out the facts.

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Answered on 8/20/13, 11:16 pm

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