3 Tips To Pass Your Marriage Green Card Interview


Were you recently married? Are either you or your spouse a resident of a foreign country? Are you planning on making your new home together in the United States? If so, you may be in the process of applying for a green card, which allows an immediate family member of an American citizen, like a spouse, apply for legal residency in the United States. There are a number of steps in the green card application process.

24 October 2018

Handing Over The Burden: Understanding The Role Of Your Personal Injury Attorney


When dealing with the effects of a car wreck where you were injured at the hands of another driver, you are just naturally worried about getting your life back to normal. While you are longing for your injuries to get better so that you can get back to living and working, you are also likely stressing out about your financial situation. These burdens can seem enormous, but you need to focus on healing from your injuries.

29 December 2017

Be Understanding, But Only To A Point: Buying Tenant-Occupied Property


Buying a property that is currently occupied by a tenant can be tricky because you have to balance your needs with the tenant's, as well as with state laws regarding this type of transfer. On paper the situation seems simple; you buy, tenant leaves, you move in. But the current rental market, state laws, and tenant disobedience can all make that simple procedure into a much more complicated situation. If you have your eye on a tenant-occupied property, you should be careful about how you approach dealing with the tenant, and consulting a real-estate attorney is essential.

3 December 2017

Planning On Becoming A Lawyer? 3 Steps You Should Take While You're Working On Your Undergrad


Now that you've graduated high school, it's time to head off to college. Time to set off on a new adventure and meet new people. It's also time for you to plan for your future. If law school is in your future, the first couple of years of college are going to be crucial. This is where you're going to build the foundation for your chosen career. To get you started on your quest, here are three steps you should take while you're working on your undergrad.

19 August 2016

Serving Divorce Papers: 4 Ways To Get It Done


As the person asking for a divorce, you are known as the petitioner. The petitioner needs to inform the court that you want to file a petition for divorce. You must also notify your spouse. Although each state has its own set of requirements when it comes to serving divorce paperwork to a spouse, here are a few process service methods that you can consider and what it entails: 1. Personal Service

1 November 2015

Applying For A Fiance Visa? 3 Steps You Need To Take Now To Prove You Have A Real Relationship


If you intend to marry someone who is from another country and have them come live with you in the United States, you have to apply for a Fiance Visa. However, simply applying for a visa doesn't mean that you will live happily ever after in the same country. As part of the application process, you have to prove that you have a true and genuine relationship and that you have strong ties to each other.

19 June 2015

How's My Slip And Fall Ice Case? 4 Things That Can Make A Big Difference


Slip and fall accidents are a significant component of personal injury law, and many of these cases involve snow and ice, and the outdoor elements. So how do lawyers assess these cases, and what types of things have an impact on legal outcomes? Check out these frequent indicators in a slip and fall personal injury case that centers around slick and treacherous ice in public places. Types of Ice Buildup

11 February 2015

Injured On The Job: 2 Facts You Need To Know


If you suffer an injury on the job, you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits to help cover the cost of your medical bills and allow you to pay your other financial obligations while you are out of work. Unfortunately, if you are like far too many injured workers, you may choose to never pursue these benefits due to a belief in common myths. Below, the truth about these myths will be exposed as you learn about two of the most important facts concerning your workers compensation claim.

23 January 2015

The Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Structured Settlement


If you've hired a personal injury lawyer to handle your personal injury lawsuit, there's a good chance that your case will never go to trial because the defendant, or their insurance company, offers a settlement. The two most common types of settlement options include lump-sum settlements and structured settlements. It's important to talk to your lawyer to decide what option will be the best solution for your case. What is a Structured Settlement?

8 January 2015

Ready To Leave But Not Sure About A Divorce? 5 Issues To Address In Your Legal Separation


If you've reached a point in your marriage where you don't want to be together but you're not quite ready to make it permanent, it might be time to consider legal separation. Legal separation allows you to live separately while remaining married. This is often the best option when reconciliation is possible. Before you finalize your separation, there are some important issues that you should address. Discussing these issues and coming to an agreement between the two of you can help avoid problems later on.

18 December 2014