Knowledge is Power

And we’re sharing that power with you. Search our practice

area knowledge base, or read featured articles below.

Law Talk










Why Is My Immigration Application Taking So Long?

Delays are (unfortunately) part of the immigration process. Below consider some tips that will help you manage the progress of your case.

How Does Long-Term Care Insurance Fit into My Virginia Estate Plan?

Long-term care insurance is one strategy to avoid losing your wealth to expensive healthcare bills. Learn about the pros and cons of long-term care insurance below.

What Does “Life in Prison” Actually Mean in Virginia?

Everyone’s heard of people who receive “life in prison” as punishment for their crimes. In this article, we’ll explore what this actually means in Virginia.

How Long Does it Take to Get a Green Card for My Fiancé?

Getting a green card for your fiancé is a process that requires patience and careful planning. You should expect to wait for a year or longer at a minimum.

How Do I Fill Out Form G-325a? (Marriage and Fiancé Visa Version)

It can be hard to know when you need to fill out the form—the G-325a is typically sent with other forms. In the marriage and fiancé visa context, both the U.S. citizen and immigrant fiancé need to fill out the forms.

What If My Fiancé Needs an Immigration Waiver?

If your fiancé falls under one of these circumstances and their immigration application has been denied, they can apply for an I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility.

Podcast & Live Video

Our lawyers are active online and on social media. Check out our weekly Facebook Live program (and podcast), Law Talk with Tingen & Williams, where we answer your legal questions.

Legal Knowledge Base

Tingen & Williams is committed to creating excellent content so that you can find answers to important legal questions. Via the knowledge base, we help more than 300,000 site visitors annually.
What is the K-3 Marriage Visa
The K-3 marriage visa allows immigrating spouses of United States citizens to enter into the United States while awaiting approval of their Form I-130 Petition for Alien Relative. To be eligible for a K-3 Marriage Visa, you must be married to a U.S. citizen and...
My Underage Child Was Charged with a DUI. What Now?

In this guide, we cover the basics of underage DUIs in Virginia, and offer three useful tips to help your child fight an underage DUI charge.

What Happens if Someone Fakes Having a Military Background?

The Stolen Valor Act of 2013 makes it illegal to impersonate a member of the military for any form of material personal gain, such as money or housing.

How the Recent Immigration Judge Hiring Boost will Affect Removal Proceedings

Now that the recent policy changes are beginning to roll out in immigration courts, there’s also an increasing need for new judges to handle the workload.

Law Talk 24 – ICE Raid Procedures

If ICE raids your home or workplace, you should remember that you have certain rights they must honor. This podcast covers the basics of ICE raid procedures.

Virginia Estate Planning Attorneys: How to Hire the Right One

Planning for death is hard enough–finding the right Virginia estate planning attorney shouldn’t be.







Criminal Defense






Family Law






Think you can’t afford to hire a lawyer?

Think again.

With monthly plans starting at $29/month, Tingen & Williams provides true retainer plans to clients who are interested in having a lawyer they can talk to, at a price they can afford.

Visit the Tingen & Williams online store.

It’s time to #Lawyerup!

Buy t-shirts, mugs, apparel, and more, all with messages to help you affirm your constitutional rights.

Share This