General FAQs

You can contact us at:
Phone: (403) 629-5702
Email: (Christine) or (Sierra)
You can also use the contact form on our contact page.

Our office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:30AM-5:00PM.


Christine Herrington has over 30 years of experience as a paralegal.

Contact our office to book an appointment.

Paralegal Services

A paralegal is a professional who assists lawyers and law firms in various legal tasks. Their responsibilities can vary depending on the jurisdiction and the specific requirements of the law firm or organization they work for.

The role of a paralegal typically involves conducting legal research, gathering and organizing relevant documents and evidence, drafting legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, and briefs, and assisting in trial preparation. They may also interview clients and witnesses, maintain case files, and help with administrative tasks related to legal proceedings.

When choosing a paralegal, there are several factors to consider to ensure you find a good fit, including (but not limited to):

  • Qualifications and education
  • Experience
  • References and reputation
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Availability and accessibility

Yes, AzPerLegal is a paralegal firm with over 30 years of experience.

Other miscellaneous mattersWe provide the following paralegal services:

  • Business/Corporate
  • Wills & Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Guardianship & Trusteeship
  • Debt Collection
  • Court Agency/Enforcement
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes

Learn more about our paralegal service here.

Choosing between a paralegal and a lawyer depends on the complexity of your legal needs. Paralegals can be a suitable choice for tasks such as document preparation, legal research, case management, and limited scope representation. They offer cost-effective assistance and can handle routine legal matters efficiently.

However, if your case involves complex legal issues, litigation, or the need for legal advice or representation in court, it is advisable to consult and retain a lawyer.

The main differences between a paralegal and a lawyer lie in their education, licensing, scope of practice, and responsibilities. Lawyers have completed a law degree, passed the bar exam, and are licensed to practice law independently. They can provide legal advice, represent clients in court, and have broader responsibilities. Paralegals assist with legal tasks such as research, document preparation, and case management. They do not provide legal advice independently or represent clients in court, but they play an important supportive role within the legal profession.

No, paralegals cannot provide legal advice independently. If you are in need of legal advice, we can refer you to lawyers who can provide you with legal advice.

Will Estates

A wills paralegal specializes in assisting with matters related to wills, estate planning, and probate. Their role involves various tasks related to will preparation, administration, and ensuring compliance with legal requirements.

Yes, a paralegal can assist with the preparation of your will under the supervision and guidance of a lawyer. While paralegals cannot provide legal advice or independently create legal documents, they can help with gathering information, organizing your wishes, and drafting the will based on your instructions.

To probate a will means to initiate the legal process of validating a deceased person’s will and administering their estate. Probate is the court-supervised procedure that confirms the authenticity of the will and allows for the distribution of assets according to the deceased person’s wishes or the applicable laws of intestacy if there is no valid will.

The cost of will and estate paralegal services can vary depending on several factors, including the complexity of the estate, the specific services required, and more. Learn more about our fee schedule for wills and estate paralegal services here or contact us and we would be happy to answer your questions.

Landlord & Tenant Disputes

A landlord and tenant dispute paralegal specializes in handling legal matters related to conflicts or disputes between landlords and tenants. Their role involves assisting clients in navigating the complex landscape of landlord-tenant law and providing support in resolving disputes. This can include:

  • Legal research
  • Documentation and case management
  • Communication and correspondence
  • Legal support
  • Client support and education

RTDRS stands for Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service.

Yes. You can learn more about this service here.

Debt Collection

A debt paralegal is a legal professional who specializes in matters related to debt collection and debt relief. Their role involves assisting individuals or organizations with various aspects of debt-related legal issues.

A paralegal’s role in debt recovery can include:

  • Case evaluation
  • Legal research
  • Communication and correspondence
  • Document preparation and filing
  • Court proceedings
  • Enforcement actions
  • Case management

Debt collection and debt recovery are two terms often used interchangeably, but there is a slight distinction between the two:

  • Debt collection – Debt collection refers to the process of pursuing payment from debtors who have fallen behind on their financial obligations. It involves the efforts made by creditors or collection agencies to contact debtors, negotiate payment arrangements, and recover the outstanding debt. Debt collection typically begins with communication and attempts to collect the debt through various means, such as phone calls, letters, and reminders.
  • Debt recovery – Debt recovery, on the other hand, encompasses a broader range of actions taken to recoup outstanding debts. It includes both the initial debt collection efforts and, if necessary, the legal steps taken to enforce debt payment. Debt recovery may involve filing lawsuits, obtaining judgments, pursuing enforcement actions (such as wage garnishment or asset seizure), and utilizing legal remedies to compel debtors to fulfill their financial obligations.

The cost of paralegal debt collection or recovery services can vary depending on several factors, such as the complexity of the case, the amount of debt involved, the jurisdiction, and the specific services required. Learn more about or fee schedule for debt collection paralegal services here or contact us and we would be happy to answer your questions.