Whether or not you have a valid personal injury claim can often be determined at your first meeting with an attorney. However, this is only the case if you come prepared. In order to accurately assess your case, there are several important documents you need to bring along with you to your first meeting. Here are just some of the documents you want to bring when you first meet with an attorney.
If you are 21 years of age or older, you can sponsor your parents' bid to obtain green cards. Whether or not you are successful depends on several factors, including the location of your parents now. Before attempting to obtain green cards for your parents, here is what you need to know.
How Do You Start the Process?
One of the first steps you have to take to sponsor your parents for entry is to prove that you are an American citizen.
In many cases, a step-parent may decide to adopt their spouse's biological child. This may be due to a number of reasons. If the relationship between the biological parent and child is still positive, then you can create a contact agreement even after the adoption has taken place. A contact agreement allows the biological parent to still maintain contact with their child. This is beneficial if you would like the biological parent to still be involved in the child's life.
The television commercials for Social Security law firms claim that you won't need to pay a penny unless the lawyer wins your case, but you may be curious about how these attorneys do get paid. Attorneys don't work for free, but the details of exactly how they are paid are often not revealed in the these advertisements. You should know that the Social Security Administration has strict rules about how these attorneys are compensated.
Defamation laws are anything but clean-cut, and proving defamation is difficult. While slander and libel are not considered to be criminal issues, they are considered civil wrongs. What you may deem free speech could be an infraction according to the law. If you are pursuing a defamation suit or are being pursued by somebody who is, understanding the laws is essential to building a strong case.
What is defamation?
Defamation is a statement, which can be spoken, written, gestured, or illustrated, that is considered damaging and untrue.