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Mediation

Why choose mediation? Mediation is an effective and efficient process to resolve your family law matters.  Litigation can be expensive and lengthy, and the outcome is not always predictable. Mediation offers the following benefits: Less time- Mediation can occur in...

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Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative law is an interest based approach to family law which emphasizes dispute resolution using a non-adversarial approach. The parties are assisted with creating shared solutions to their family law issues and encouraged to reach an agreement through negotiations without...

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Child Custody

Florida law no longer recognizes the term custody of a child. Instead, the law requires a Parenting Plan which governs the relationship between the child and parent and includes a time-sharing schedule which specifies the times the minor child will...

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Waivers

If you are found inadmissible to the United States you may be eligible for a waiver. A waiver is a type of “forgiveness” granted to certain individuals who cannot enter or remain in the U.S. because of having entered illegally,...

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Immigrants with Criminal Convictions

Your immigration status may be at risk if you have entered a plea to a criminal charge, or if you have been convicted by a judge or jury for such a charge. Many individuals believe that only illegal immigrants can...

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Citizenship

Naturalization Naturalization is the process by which an individual who was not born in the US, becomes a US Citizen.  Those eligible to apply to become US Citizens are: Applicants who have been permanent residents for at least 5 years...

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Visas

Non immigrant visas are issued to individuals who desire to visit, study, or work temporarily in the U.S. The following are some commonly encountered nonimmigrant visas: B-1- Temporary business visitor visa This visa allows foreigners to travel temporarily to the...

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Permanent Residence /Green Card

There are several approaches to becoming a US Lawful Permanent Resident (commonly known as a green card holder). Some common methods of obtainaing Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status are: Through a family member Through employment After one year of approval...

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Adoptions – Second-Parent & Stepparent

For many same-sex couples, a second-parent adoption is the only option for both parents to have legally recognized rights to the child. When same-sex couples co-parent, the legal parent is often the one with the biological connection to the child....

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Prenuptial/Postnuptial Agreements

Also referred to as a Premarital Agreement, A Pre-Nuptial Agreement is an Agreement between two individuals prior to their marriage and in contemplation of it. This agreement typically addresses issues such as property distribution, support and financial distribution in the...

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