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If a U.S. citizen marries an illegal immigrant, can they immediately apply for a green card?

Posted by admin on December 26, 2016

It is very likely that an illegal immigrant who marries a United States citizen could apply for a green card immediately. Each green card is approved based on specific criteria and the applying illegal immigrant must comply with all informational requests by the government. Green cards are not automatic for the spouses of U.S. citizens […]

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What Are The Steps I Need To Take For Divorce?

Posted by admin on December 26, 2016

Divorce is a difficult time in anyone’s life. It is never an easy decision to end a marriage because it impacts the entire family. However, there are ways to make the entire process easier for everyone. These are some of the steps you need to take to obtain a divorce in Austin, Texas. Texas law […]

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My Husband And I Are Separated And He Lives In Another State. What State Do We File For Divorce In?

Posted by admin on December 13, 2016

The divorce process potentially becomes complex when the applicable parties no longer reside in the same state. Because each state is different, divorcing partners should research the requirements of each and choose the option that offers the least amount of obstacles. The person filing for divorce, however, must meet the residency requirement of the particular […]

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Is It Possible To File For Spousal Support?

Posted by admin on December 7, 2016

Spousal maintenance, often called “alimony,” is not always ordered in Texas divorce cases and will only be ordered if certain criteria are shown. In general, according to the Texas Family Code, available here, spousal maintenance may be ordered if the spouse seeking maintenance will lack sufficient property to meet their reasonable minimum needs following the […]

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Can Alimony Last The Rest Of My Life As Long As I Don’t Get Re-married?

Posted by admin on November 25, 2016

Getting divorced and expecting that alimony check to last forever? Not so quick. Although alimony payments immediately end after a spouse gets re-married without further court order, alimony also normally does not last the rest of the recipient’s life unless some very specific circumstances exist. The law can be very complicated, which is why it […]

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What Types Of Visas Exist For Immigrants?

Posted by admin on November 25, 2016

Foreigners seeking to come to America must typically obtain a visa. The two types of visas that exist are an immigrant and non-immigrant visas. Foreign nationals should consult an Immigration Attorney to assist them with the processing of their documents. There exist various types of immigrant visas.

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What Is A Community Property State?

Posted by admin on November 22, 2016

Divorce is almost always a very difficult process, but in Texas, the community property laws make it even more important to hire a qualified property division attorney. Texas is a community property state; this means that most property and assets acquired during the marriage belong to both spouses and usually are divided equally. Any separate […]

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Grounds for Divorce in Texas

Posted by admin on November 22, 2016

Texas offers both fault and no-fault grounds for divorce. In addition, parties will have to meet jurisdictional requirements to be able to file for either a fault or no-fault divorce. Generally, this means that at least one of the parties resided in Texas for the past 6 months and resided in the county they want […]

Our Cedar Park Divorce and Immigration attorneys explain the divorce process with an illegal immigrant.
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I Married An Illegal Immigrant. How Do I Get Divorced?

Posted by admin on November 17, 2016

Illegal immigrants in the United States have nearly the same legal rights as citizens in manners of divorce and marriage with the Fourth and Fifth Amendments guaranteeing equal protection and access to the court system. This means that the process of divorcing an illegal immigrant is the same as any other divorce, although there may […]

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Is A Non-US Citizen Bound By A US Prenuptial Agreement?

Posted by admin on November 17, 2016

Before a U.S. citizen and a non-U.S. citizen go about the teaming process for Green Card access, the American citizen should be aware of the responsibility involved in how a sponsorship works and the mandatory financial obligations regardless of a prenuptial agreement. Signing a Form I-864, which is mandatory in order to sponsor a non-U.S. […]