His Canadian estate consists of the contents of a storage container of household goods in BC and stock in a Canadian company at the time of his death. He was a resident of BC prior to joining me in Ohio. He did not own any vehicles, bank accounts or real estate in Canada. His US estate consists of... Read more »
My ex-wife, a Chinese citizen, wants to renew my daughter's U.S. passport in China. My daughter isn't a Chinese citizen, she's an American citizen, but is living there under a visa in my ex-wife's name. In order to renew the passport, she needs my help because I'm an... Read more »
A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general principle, real estate transactions tend to be governed by state-specific or nation-specific laws. You could reach out to attorneys in the Austin area as a starting point, but it's likely a real...Read more »
I was in Chicago (layover) and they questioned my intent of traveling to the US. I told them I was here to help a friend recover from surgery but did not believe my story. They said I was here to get married & after checking my phone, they could not prove it. Then the said I was here to work... Read more »
You have not stated very important information: How did you enter the USA? If you entered without inspection you were subject to removal regardless of your reason for being here and your education. You agreed to the removal.
This is a difficult question to answer because it is very broad. It can cover many different areas of law. Some of the areas in which you could look at the impacts could include constitutional law, equal protection, workplace discrimination laws, fair housing laws, etc. If you are doing this for...Read more »
I have concluded a memorandum of understanding with a Saudi branch company of a UK registered company. The MoU states that the MoU is subject to the laws of the territory without specifying which territory. In the MoU, the address of the Saudi branch company is given in Saudi. My address as he... Read more »
I started working this year and filed my taxes for last year. I got a tax refund but I was not employed anywhere last year. I am a F-1 student, will this refund affect my chances of getting green card?
You should consult with a Certified Public Accountant to understand why you got a refund. As long as your taxes were properly completed, the mere fact that you got a refund will not affect your eligibility for permanent residency/green card. You should consult with an immigration attorney though...Read more »
My friend is trying to get his marriage annulled or get a divorce. He recently learned that his wife may have already been married in Mexico when she married him in the USA. I'm thinking that would be grounds to anull or void their marriage here. However he has no proof this is true, is... Read more »
There is a parenting plan in place that says the child cannot internationally travel without both parent's permission. The non-custodial parent recently gave up joint custody to move out of the country and wants the child to be able to travel to Europe. The custodial parent is aware of the... Read more »
In the I-765 form, which asks whether I want to get a social security number. But because I have a number, I answered question 13 and gave my number. Because I sent the form without answering one question, I am worried about my approval. Do you think that will USCIS deny my application? What should... Read more »
There is only one source of a patented filament for 3d printing. I have come up with a simple way to print the filament, creating a potentially profitable product. It is a novel idea for printing the filament, but a common way of producing similar products.
I am a citizen of the US & Jordan. I live & work in America. I have no family or friends in Palestine but I'm of Palestinian descent. No one in my extended family has any Palestinian documentation, yet I was denied entry into Israel for no reason at all. They said it was because... Read more »
What you describe is real life that repeats itself throughout the country in every state. You need to retain an experienced matrimonial and immigration attorney otherwise you will be in over your head. No hypotheticals about it!
Entry into Canada requires that all persons carry both proof of citizenship and proof of identity. A valid U.S. passport, passport card, or NEXUS card satisfies these requirements for U.S. citizens. However, US citizens can no longer cross the border, back into the US, from Canada, using only a...Read more »
I have been living in Mexico for the past 25 or so years due to this indictment. I need to cross back into the U.S. for some legal matters due to the passing of my father. I only have my original birth certificate and baptismal certificate. Please inform me as to my status as far as crossing the... Read more »
You give no clue on which state held the indictment, but if it was truly DISMISSED it is probably long forgotten unless the NCIS computer remembers it. I would contact a lawyer in the state/county where the charge was to do some quiet inquiry on your behalf to determine the status because leaving...Read more »
When you say "register," that could mean a number of things, depending on the context. If you mean "register" in the sense of intellectual property rights (protecting a name you chose for the product, protecting your idea, etc.), there are categories for those areas of law here...Read more »
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