Everett, MA asked in Family Law and Immigration Law for New Jersey

Q: how much would a lawyer charge to do a sijs case?

My sister is completing 21yrs old by the end of august, she is living in the USA on a expired B2 visa. Recently she found out that she could be eligible for the SIJS since she meets the criteria. The lawyer she talked to was asking for $7k to represent her, i thought that was a high price, i know its different but my immigration lawyer charged me $6k to follow my marriage based green card. Since a visa is available for her she could also file for the adjusment of status at the same time, so maybe it could not take such a long time. What would be a reasonable amount for this type of case?

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Richard Diamond
Richard Diamond
  • Short Hills, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: The issue is purely an immigration claim and needs to be answered by an immigration law specialist. Our firm specializes in divorce and family law issues and while there is an overlap between immigration issues and family law, in this setting, it is best to address your concerns over costs and filing with a specialist experienced in the current immigration environment.

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