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Q: Okay I'm a US citizen I'm wondering how deep of a background check does u.s. immigration does

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law for Illinois on
Answered on May 29, 2017

In order for your girl friend to get a green card through marriage, she will need to go through a background security check to see if she has ever had any criminal charges or convictions, terrorist connections, US immigration law violations, or anything else else that might make her inadmissible to the United States. You should seek legal advice for full details.
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Q: My mother died recently. Her only property was a small home worth about $80,000 which she owned free and clear.

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Probate for Texas on
Answered on May 29, 2017

When you say you have the deed, do you mean physically hold the deed or it has been put in your name? If a deed is not in your name and a will is known to exist, it's necessary to request that will be admitted to probate and have a judge declare it valid otherwise it doesn't mean anything and gives no legal standing.
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Q: If I am listed as a spouse on a death certificate may I legally change my name

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Probate for Texas on
Answered on May 29, 2017

One has nothing to do with the other. A person can generally change their name in Texas whether they do it because of marriage or not.
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Q: I have a Notice of Excess Funds. Is there a way to extend the deadline?

1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure and Probate for Texas on
Answered on May 29, 2017

I suggest consulting directly with an attorney on this as a lot more details would need to be known before any good advice can be given. Further, don't take or not take action according to answers you receive on a forum. Forums are good for general information; however, they are not meant to give direct advice and do not create any attorney/client relationship.
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Q: Is it right for the probation officer is doing?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Probate for Texas on
Answered on May 29, 2017

This question does not belong in the "probate" category as "probate" refers to the handling of a deceased person's estate and is not the same as probation. Please re-ask under the appropriate category.
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