Renewing DACA
201801.13
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Renewing DACA

Update as of 1/13/18: On January 13, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services resumed accepting renewal requests for DACA following a federal court order. DACA will still continue to function as it did prior to President Trump cancelling the program on September 5, 2017. Of note in the updated DHS announcement are the following:…

Do I Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer?
201712.16
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Do I Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

My Criminal Charges Seem so Minor… Do I Even Need a Lawyer? Have you always been told to hire a criminal defense attorney when facing legal trouble? Then you find yourself in a little trouble and you think, “why bother if the charges are minuscule?” Isn’t it worth just taking a small criminal conviction of…

The Penalties For Driving an Unregistered Vehicle in Connecticut
201711.08
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The Penalties For Driving an Unregistered Vehicle in Connecticut

Don’t get caught driving an unregistered vehicle It is very important for you to be aware of when your vehicle’s registration expires. Even though the DMV sends out renewal reminders, it is not guaranteed you will receive one. If you are caught driving an unregistered vehicle, you will be fined between $150 – $300, with the possibility…

What Does the NFL Protesting Mean for You?
201711.04
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What Does the NFL Protesting Mean for You?

Protesting by Taking a Knee It is hard to ignore the recent news headlines of NFL players protesting during the national anthem by taking a knee, linking arms, or even skipping it entirely. What is even more difficult to overlook is President Donald Trump’s statement on September 29th 2017, in which he said it would…

Transgender: A Protected Class
201711.04
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Transgender: A Protected Class

Transgender Assistance President Donald Trumps’ tweets about transgender individuals being re-banned from the American military on July 26, 2017 sparked an uproar for the LGBTQ community. There are a lot of political forces at play with this topics, but this blog is not taking a political approach. Rather, this piece is focusing the legality of…

How Can an Immigration Attorney Help me Stay in America?
201709.07
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How Can an Immigration Attorney Help me Stay in America?

How an Immigration Attorney Can Help Becoming a permanent resident or a U.S. citizen is possible without an attorney, so why bother retaining one? Anyone that has gone through the American immigration process will tell you that it can be a nightmare. An attorney that is knowledgeable about immigration can prove to be a priceless…

201709.01
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Should You Bother Retaining an Attorney for a DUI/DWI?

Spoiler Alert: YES!!! In driving schools all across America, students are taught that drinking and driving is an indefensible crime with harsh consequences. So why spend money retaining an attorney for a DUI/DWI if you are going to lose anyway? Although the acts of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) are…

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What is a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

A workers’ compensation claim can be filed by any employee who has sustained a work-related injury or by the families of an employee who died. Unlike a personal injury lawsuit, these claims do not need to establish liability as workers’ compensation is a no-fault system. All that must be proved for the claimant to receive…