Asylum Denials Surge in Florida and the US

Recent data from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) shows that asylum acceptance rates have hit a 20-year low. For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, immigration judges have issues asylum denials for 65 percent of the claims. In 2017, 42 percent of asylum claims were denie...

Filing for Bankruptcy Again – How Soon Can I Do It?

Filing for bankruptcy is never an easy thing. You have to provide the courts with quite a bit of financial documentation and information about your personal life. With a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you may have to forfeit some of your assets and possessions. No one wants to go through the entire process a...

What Is a Living Will and Why Do I Need One?

A living will is very different from a traditional will, and one does not take the place of the other. Do not think that because you have a will already drawn up and in place that you do not need a living will. Your traditional will covers any property bequests to family and friends after your death...

Documents You Need for a Divorce

Before you can file for a divorce in Florida, there are documents you need to gather, and others you need to complete. In this blog, we are going to cover the documents you need for a divorce that you will gather from your files and records. While everything in the lists below may not apply to you,...

Asset Protection and Bankruptcy

What You Need to Know Long before you speak with a bankruptcy attorney, you need to think about asset protection. Why? Once you discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy, it may be too late to try and protect your assets. What you can keep depends on the type of bankruptcy you file. A...

Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law

In the light of what is happening with the current administration, it is more important than ever to be cognizant of the unauthorized practice of immigration law (UPIL). The latest immigration news is out of Columbia, South Carolina, where 43-year-old Veronica Perdomo plead guilty to the followin...

Divorce After a Month

Getting a divorce after a month of marriage may not seem likely, but it can happen. It is hard to imagine going through all of the preparation and expense of a wedding, only to end it all just one month later. Or, perhaps you went to the courthouse and did not realize your mistake until a few weeks...

Protecting Parents from Scammers

What You Need to Know With the aging of the baby boomers and the silent generation, it has never been more important than now to start protecting parents from scammers. Many of the elderly have no clue about the vast array of internet and phone scams occurring today. They may not know they have bee...

Immigration Fraud: What You Need to Know

As if immigration fears in the current political climate were not enough, individuals also have to worry about immigration fraud. From being duped out of money to the risk of deportation, what you do not know can hurt you the most. Perpetrators of immigration fraud prey on those most vulnerabl...