Same Sex Issues in Immigration

Our team can help gay, lesbian, and transgender clients who face immigration issues. United States no longer discriminates against same-sex couples, gay, lesbian, or a transsexual persons in marriage. On June 26, 2015, in the case Obergefell v. Hodges, 14-556, 2015 WL 2473451, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that “the right to marry is a…

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7 Tips For When You Need an Attorney

Determining which attorney you should hire can be a bit of chess game; there’s a lot of moving parts. Ultimately, choosing an attorney will require a bit of homework on your part. You’ll have to learn the ins and outs of your particular legal issue, find attorneys that specialize in that issue, research those attorneys,…

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The TOP 5 Pros and Cons of Filing for Bankruptcy

To file or not to file, that is the question… The decision of whether or not to file for Bankruptcy depends heavily on your personal situation. For some, filing for Bankruptcy can be just the helping hand they need to get out of the hole and get their financial life on track. For others, Bankruptcy…

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Contemplating Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a viable solution for many individuals and businesses, but there is items you should know before filing or you may lose your personal or real property. When a bankruptcy is filed, a debtor is entitled to claim certain bankruptcy exemptions. Exemptions are values in personal and real property a debtor in eligible to…

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5 Things to Always Avoid When Getting Ready To File

There’s a lot to pay attention to if you’re getting ready to file for Bankruptcy. Ultimately, you want to make sure that you’re doing everything by the book so as to avoid any and all risks you may be taking. Filing for Bankruptcy is designed to give you a fresh start, so the last thing…

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When Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Is Better Than Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

For some debtors, Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a better option than Chapter 7 bankruptcy. And sometimes Chapter 13 is the only option because a debtor is not eligible for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. It’s important to sort out the issues and decide which form of bankruptcy is best for you. Many debtors assume that Chapter 7…

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When Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Is Better Than Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

There are several reasons why Chapter 7 bankruptcy might be better for you than Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Chapter 7 is usually quicker than Chapter 13, most debtors can keep all or most of their property, and Chapter 7 filers don’t have to pay back a portion of their debts, like in Chapter 13. But you…

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What Rights Do I Have In the Foreclosure Process?

In the last post, we talked about what’s going to happen if you didn’t respond to the notice of default. Then, what rights do you have in the foreclosure process? Here’s some need-to-knows when dealing with a foreclosure: You have the right to bring your mortgage current before the foreclosure occurs. This is called reinstatement.…

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Defaulting on Your Mortgage

I haven’t been making my mortgage payments. What’s going to happen? Do I have rights? What to do when you find yourself in default. If a homeowner misses a mortgage payment, then the homeowner’s account goes into default. When this happens, the servicer is required to send a Notice of Pre-Foreclosure Options (NOPFO). If you are…

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