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3 Tips for People Facing Deportation

3 Tips for People Facing Deportation

Deportation Proceedings
Each year thousands of individuals are faced with deportation proceedings throughout the U.S. Being deported can be extremely scary, especially if you have family living in the U.S. When you are faced with deportation, it is important to understand why you are in this situation and what you can do to try and resolve it. When you or a member of your family is facing deportation, it is vital to work with an experienced Lakewood Ranch immigration attorney. If you are in the process of being deported it is important to remember the following tips. 1. Find a qualified attorney: If you don’t have one already, it is important to find a qualified immigration attorney to represent you in your deportation proceedings. Without the proper legal assistance, any mistakes on…
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Bankruptcy 101: Is Bankruptcy Right for Me?

Bankruptcy 101: Is Bankruptcy Right for Me?

Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is a viable solution for many people who are struggling to make ends meet due to large amounts of debt or other financial burdens. People in this position often work overtime, multiple jobs, or cut out any extra expenses in order to get a handle on their monthly bills and minimum payments on credits cards or loans. While a consumer bankruptcy is an option for some people, it may not be for everyone. If one or more of the following situations apply to you, then filing for bankruptcy may be the best solution for your financial problems: • Facing increased interest rates and/or late fees due to late payments and bad credit • Wages and income are being garnished • Considering paying off debt with retirement savings or an…
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The Importance of Hiring an Immigration Attorney

The Importance of Hiring an Immigration Attorney

Immigration
Immigrants applying for a visa or green card can face several legal hurdles, as they attempt to obtain residency in the U.S. The laws surrounding immigration are complex and difficult to understand. This is why it is important to work with a seasoned immigration attorney who understands how to navigate the immigration paperwork and processes. An immigration attorney can help you with a variety of situations including: Being declared inadmissible: This is a common issue experienced by people who are attempting to immigrate to the U.S. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) or consulate can declare a person inadmissible if the applicant has a flaw on his/her record or has previously lied to the U.S. government. If you know that one of these situations applies to you, it…
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Most Common Bankruptcy Questions

Most Common Bankruptcy Questions

Bankruptcy
Most Americans struggle with some level of debt, especially credit card debt. While most people feel hopeless as they struggle to keep up with interest through minimum payments each month, there is another solution: bankruptcy. Bankruptcy has largely been misunderstood and can actually be the most viable solution for many people’s financial problems. Below are some of the most common questions we get about bankruptcy at John K. Turner Law. Q: What is bankruptcy? A: Bankruptcy is a legal option for people struggling to pay their bills. Bankruptcy proceedings take place in federal court and allow people to get a fresh start. Filing for bankruptcy will also stop creditors from calling you to collect on debts, until you get your financial situation sorted out in your case. Q: Who can…
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3 of the Most Common Ways to Obtain a Green Card in the U.S.

3 of the Most Common Ways to Obtain a Green Card in the U.S.

Naturalization and Citizenship
A Green Card allows immigrants to live and work permanently in the U.S. Although the process for obtaining a Green Card is often complex, there are several avenues available for people who wish to become legal residents in the U.S. One of the keys to successfully obtaining naturalization or citizenship in the U.S. is working with an experienced Florida immigration attorney. For reference, we have created a list of 3 of the most common ways to obtain a Green Card in the U.S. Family Based Immigration There are many cases where a person is eligible to receive a Green Card, based on whether a member of his/her family is a U.S. citizen. Some examples include: • A foreign national who is married to a U.S. citizen • A recent widow…
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4 Main Reasons to File for Bankruptcy

4 Main Reasons to File for Bankruptcy

Uncategorized
While bankruptcy may have an immediate impact on your credit, it can be the most viable solution for people who are struggling to make ends meet every month. If you have high interest credit card debt or loans, and can’t seem to get caught up on monthly payments, you may qualify for a bankruptcy. If one of the following situations applies to you, it is important to work with a bankruptcy attorney at Law Office of John K. Turner. You spend more than you earn each month: If the total cost of your debt, monthly bills like rent and utilities, as well as food and clothes, cost more than your monthly income, a Bradenton bankruptcy may be the best way to create a more manageable financial situation for you and…
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