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November 2015 Archives

Do I Need an Immigration Attorney to File a Green Card Application?

Green card applications are not easy; they are complicated and sensitive legal documents that can affect your ability, or your spouse and children's ability, to live and work in the United States. It takes several hours to fill out the application for green card for permanent residence and you have to add supplements to the basic green card application form.

What is Mediation and What do I Need to do to Prepare for Mediation?

Mediation is a nonbinding meeting between the parties, their attorneys, and a professional neutral mediator. The latest trends in mediation do not put the parties together in the same room, and, quite frequently, the parties will not see each other at all during the mediation. Mediation is often effective because the parties have been well prepared and understand that the mediator is there to bring new ideas and opportunities to settle a dispute often in a way that cannot occur at the courthouse.

Embryos and Divorce in Texas

Assisted reproductive technology has made overwhelming leaps and bounds in the last few decades. In-vitro fertilization (IVF) has successfully provided options for those facing fertility issues, medical obstacles, or timing problems. Whatever the reason, embryo cryopreservation (aka freezing) for IVF is more and more common. Unfortunately, the law has failed to keep up with the changes and the divorce courts are feeling the pressure.