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This step-by-step guide walks you through every aspect of starting a new business in Virginia, from choosing your idea to marketing your new brand.
The Virginia Divorce Process: A 6-Step Guide
In this guide, we cover the basics of the Virginia divorce process, and break these basics down in a 6 step example of Virginia’s uncontested divorce process.
Equitable Distribution: How to Divide Your Property During a Virginia Divorce
If you’re planning to file for divorce in Virginia, you’ll have to go through the state’s equitable distribution process to divide your property.
Reckless Driving in Virginia: The Ultimate Guide
Reckless driving is a Class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia, punishable by hefty fines, license suspension, and even, in some cases, jail time.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Virginia: The Ultimate Guide
There are 5 general ways to receive DUI charges in Virginia, all of which will result in the loss of your license, fines, and possibly even jail time.
United States Trademark Law: The Ultimate Guide
Registering your first trademark can be hard. Luckily, this guide covers everything you need to know about registering your mark with the USPTO.
Affirmative and Defensive Asylum: What’s the Difference?
While the affirmative and defensive asylum processes include many of the same steps, there are also several key differences that you should be aware of.
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Individuals who file Form I-944 alongside their green card applications will also have to file tax transcripts and records of all taxes paid abroad.
Form I-864, Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A of the INA is a critical document that can make or break an immigrant’s green card application.
Registering a copyright for your new book is actually surprisingly simple. It’s also a necessary first step in protecting your new book from infringement.
It should take 12.5 to 15 months for you to receive your green card after you file for renewal. This means your green card will expire in the interim.
Yes. In Virginia there are actually several ways for you to change your name both during and after the divorce. You should talk them over with an attorney.
A lost, stolen, or damaged green card isn’t the end of the world. It’s more of an inconvenience that requires additional paperwork and a small filing fee.
TESS is a database managed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that can help you strengthen your trademark application.
If you are stopped by ICE on the street or in another public place, you should exercise your rights and remove yourself from the situation if possible.
If ICE agents unexpectedly show up at your place of employment, the best thing you can do is stay calm and exercise your constitutional rights.
Everyone living in the U.S., regardless of their citizenship status, has certain rights. If ICE shows up at your door, you should exercise yours.
Generally speaking, ICE cannot legally detain U.S. citizens, as they only have authority to arrest individuals who entered the country illegally. However, this is not always the case.
There are several actions you can take to protect your interests in the days following an ICE arrest. The most important, however, is to hire an attorney.