Like the exam itself, this comprehensive manual is known within the field for high standards of paralegal professionalism and excellence. This contemporary edition is a useful resource for those preparing to take the Certified Legal Assistant (CLA) /Certified Paralegal (CP) Examination administered by the National Association of Legal Assistants. The manual first describes the CLA/CP exam in detail in order that readers are well-prepared for the crucial elements of the test–including aspects of grading, retake policy, eligibility requirements, preparation for the exam, group study, and taking the examination. It then delves into specific content areas of the test including legal terminology, communications, administrative law, and bankruptcy law. This third edition thoroughly covers every part of the exam with extensive outlines, examples, facts, and charts for review. Sample tests, study tips, and overall absolute best practices are provided to completely prepare test-takers on their solution to succes.