Professional & Reliable
Over the years, we’ve learned that great service begins and ends with experienced and friendly professionals. Executive Paralegal Services was founded to give attorneys the paralegal and administrative help they need while at the same time decreasing the firm’s overhead. We provide legal document preparation and even communication with clients as necessary. We know the costs associated with maintaining employees to staff the firm and are here to provide an alternate affordable solution. Executive Paralegal Services is here when you need us and strive to take the burden off of the attorney as much as possible.
Executive Paralegal Services finishes each project on schedule and with the highest level of quality. With a focus on personalized service, competitive rates and customer satisfaction, we’re always striving to meet and exceed expectations.
DOCUMENT PREPARATION FOR ATTORNEYS
Executive Paralegal Services is available for hire for documentation preparation by attorneys only. We are experienced in drafting documents for multiple areas of law such as child custody, visitation, support, uncontested divorces, contested divorces, QDROs, civil litigations, basic estate planning - wills, powers of attorney and advanced medical directives, criminal law, personal injury, deeds, deeds of trust, collections, confessions of judgment, all forms of discovery and landlord/tenant law. We will discuss and communicate with the attorneys and the clients to perform all work necessary. If there are any areas of law or specific documents you are in need of but do not see listed, please contact us and we will advise if we are able to prepare such document or service. Depending on the service and needs of the attorney, rates may be billed hourly or at a flat fee. Hourly rates are based on volume of work.
CHILD CUSTODY, SUPPORT AND VISITATION
Executive Paralegal Services will draft all documents to include the custody and visitation petitions for each child, support petition, UCC Affidavits, Servicemember Affidavits and cover letter to the court for filing. We will draft any documents necessary in a contested or uncontested custody case such as Custody, Visitation or Support Consent Orders, Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents, Answers to Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents, Motion for Injunction, Motion for Show Cause Summons, Motion to Amend or Review Order and other notices or motions necessary.
UNCONTESTED & CONTESTED DIVORCES
Executive Paralegal Services will draft all standard documents for the attorney necessary in an uncontested divorce to include the Complaint for Divorce, Acceptance of Service and/or Waiver, Affidavit of Moving Party, Affidavit of Witness, Final Decree of Divorce, Addendum for Protected Information, VS-4 Form and cover letter to the court. We also draft basic or complex Separation Agreements. This can be done at one time with the fast-track divorce or in steps if needed.
The paralegal will assist attorney with necessary documents in a contested divorce such as Complaint for Divorce, Addendum for Protected Information, Answer or Answer and Cross-Complaint, Demurrer, Affidavit for Order of Publication, Order of Publication, Certificate for Setting Divorce Outside of Docket Call, Praecipe, Divorce Pretrial Order or Scheduling Order, Judicial Settlement Conference Order, Pretrial Conference Brief, Friday Motions Request Form, Friday Divorce Docket Request Form, Witness and Exhibit Lists, Notice of Hearing, Notice to Take Depositions, Notice of Depositions, Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents, Answers to Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents, Petition and Order for Show Cause, various notices, motions and orders, Witness and Exhibit List, Final Decree of Divorce, Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO), Name Restoration Order and any additional documents required by the court. We can also prepare trial binders. The paralegal will communicate with counsel, courts and clients as requested by the attorney/firm to schedule or coordinate hearings, conferences or appointments, or to prepare discovery responses or other documents.
We will prepare documentation for the step-parent adoption such as the Petition for Adoption, Consent of the Biological Parent, Adoption Order, VS-21 Notice of Adoption, VS-6 Application for Birth Certificate and cover letter(s) to the court.
Estimated Time: 4 hours
The paralegal will draft documents such as Petition for Restoration of Driving Privileges, Petition and Order for Expungement, discovery motions, Certificate of Analysis, and cover letter(s) to the court and/or Commonwealth’s Attorney.
The paralegal will prepare various packets such as:
Warrant in Debt, Servicemember Affidavit, letter to the court and coversheet if necessary.
Warrant in Detinue, Servicemember Affidavit, letter to the court and coversheet if necessary.
Summons for Unlawful Detainer, Servicemember Affidavit, letter to the court and coversheet if necessary.
Estimated Time for each packet for one defendant: 1.5 hours
Calculation of judgment balance for return date, preparation of Suggestion for Garnishment Summons, Garnishment Summons and cover letter to the court.
Estimated Time: 2 hours
Executive Paralegal Services will prepare various litigation documents for the attorney such as Bill of Particulars, Grounds of Defense, witness subpoenas, subpoenas duces tecum, Scheduling Order, Notice of Depositions, Motion to Set Aside Default Judgment, Motion to Rehear/Reopen, Writ of Eviction, Notice of Satisfaction, Summons to Answer Interrogatories, Interrogatory Questions for court, Notice of Trial Date, Certificate for Setting Trial Outside of Docket Call, Praecipe, Interrogatories & Request for Production of Documents, Answers to Interrogatories and Request for Production of Documents, Pretrial Memorandum or Pretrial Conference Brief, Witness and Exhibit List, preparation of Trial Binder, preparation of Exhibits and any other documents needed.
ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS
Attention to Detail
Executive Paralegal Services will prepare for the attorney documents needed for basic estate planning such as Last Will and Testament, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Medical Directives.
MOBILE NOTARY SERVICES
Mobile and regular notary services are available to individuals and attorneys.
Franklin and downtown Suffolk area fee is $40.00
Northern Suffolk (College Drive area), Courtland, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Smithfield, Isle of Wight, Windsor and Wakefield fee is $50.00
Pungo, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson and Waverly fee is $60.00
Any areas outside of a 40 mile radius from the Suffolk, VA courthouse is $60.00 plus $1.00 per mile over the 40 mile radius
Same day fee for mobile notary services is additional $15.00
Mobile notary services include notarization of up to four documents. Each additional document to be notarized is $5.00
Executive Paralegal Services provides process service of documents for individuals and attorneys in Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina. Notarized affidavits are provided when needed and filed with local courts. Prices start at $15.00 per document for standard service to be served within a thirty mile radius of the Suffolk, VA courthouse. Expedited rates available.
Degrees: B.A. Science in Criminal Justice, Strayer University and Paralegal Certification
Background and Experience: Jennifer has been a paralegal in Virginia Beach, Virginia for eighteen years. She began working with a small firm as their sole paralegal and secretary and continued with that firm through a lot of growth for seventeen years. She also freelanced for a couple other attorneys helping in their domestic law and civil litigation practices. Working in one firm for that length of time, she has experience with accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, bookkeeping, QuickBooks, billing, time management, office management, training of staff and all administrative functions necessary in a firm. Jennifer also has her notary certificate in Virginia.
Education: Jennifer studied Business Administration at University of Phoenix for two years and transferred to Strayer University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She graduated Magna Cum Lada. She studied prior to that at Cooper Career Institute where she obtained her Paralegal Certification.
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