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Achieving Permanent Residency in the United States

There are several types of immigration petitions that may be submitted to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), they include marriage-based/fiancé immigration, employment-based immigration, and family-based immigration, as well as a few others. The USCIS website has a lot of useful information to assist...

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What to Consider When Facing a Family Dispute in Florida

Family law is a broad area of legal practice that includes numerous family relates issues.  Family law in Jacksonville, FL covers divorce, paternity, child custody, modifications, parental responsibility, visitation, alimony, child support and other areas. In cases of child custody, the court will make a decision...

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Drugs and the Sunshine State

Different states define controlled dangerous substances (CDS) differently and penalties for their possession, distribution and manufacture vary as well.  In Florida, not only well-known drugs such as marijuana, heroin, cocaine, LSD, etc., are illegal, but possessing compounds to manufacture them are also against the law. Florida...

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Filing for Divorce in Florida

Florida is a no-fault state when it comes to divorce.  Stating that a marriage is “irretrievably broken,” otherwise known as irreconcilable differences, is sufficient grounds for a divorce in Jacksonville, FL.  To meet the residency requirement to file for a dissolution of marriage, at least...

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