The 2018 Certified Paralegal examination will consist of two required sections taken in the following order:
The Knowledge Exam will consist of multiple choice questions covering the following topic areas: U.S. Legal System, civil litigation, contracts, coporrate/commercial law, criminal law and procedure, estate planning and probate, real estate and property, torts, professional and ethical responsiblity.
The Knowledge Exam will be administered on-demand, year-round at testing centers with preliminary result reporting upon completion.
Candidates must successfully complete the Knowledge Exam in order to be eligible to take the Skills Exam.
The Skills Exam will consist of a written assignment.
The Skills Exam will be administered during four testing windows each year: February, April, July, and October.
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF BOTH THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS EXAM IS REQUIRED TO OBTAIN THE CERTIFIED PARALEGAL CREDENTIAL.
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