• Four important categories affecting immigration
  • Qualifying your potential construction expert witness
  • When should you accept a plea bargain in your criminal case
  • Slip and fall handbook
  • Effect felonies have on immigration status

Four important categories affecting immigration

Laws on immigration can be confusing and include many factors. Here are important factors that affect the four main immigration categories. Family-based immigration – This category allows US citizens or lawful permanent residents to bring in family members to the US. The limit for family-based visas is 480,000 a year. However, there is no limit on immediate family, which includes children and spouses, if they are within the age and…

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Qualifying your potential construction expert witness

Written by Lyle Charles In order to win a construction defect case, it is vital to hire the right construction expert witness that can reduce liabilities and damages that a construction company will have to pay. The construction expert hired for the case should also be able to communicate complex processes into simple language that judges, juries, and arbitrators can easily understand. Therefore qualifying and vetting your construction expert witness is…

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When should you accept a plea bargain in your criminal case

Being arrested can be terrifying, stressful and often confusing. In most cases, once a person is arrested, things can move fast and get very complicated. In a confused mental state, it can be tempting to accept a plea bargain from a prosecutor. However, you need to know if you are getting the best deal. Before accepting a plea bargain you should ask yourself a few questions: Have I talked to…

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Slip and fall handbook

Often people slip and fall when they are on someone else’s property. However, not all slip and fall cases give rise to a valid legal claim. These are a few areas that will help to better understand slip and fall cases. Premises liability – Premises liability is the term used when a legal claim is put through from one person who is holding the property owner responsible for the damages…

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Effect felonies have on immigration status

People may not always think of how their criminal actions, can affect them if they are not US citizens. If you are not a citizen of the US, an offense can risk you being deported. Therefore, it is important to contact an experienced lawyer, if you are not a citizen and are facing serious charges. Factors that affect immigration – The factors that will affect a person’s immigration status are…

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4 Benefits of employment background screening

Written by Tenant Screening Services, LLC Employers are cautious prior to hiring new employees, especially those who are filling important roles in an organization. Here are some of the reasons why employers are conducting background checks, before confirming new hires. Improved quality of hire – Employers say that by conducting employee background checks they have been able to improve the quality of their hires by 60%. This is because the…

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The benefits of interim management

Written by Lyle Charles Interim short-term management services can be defined as enlisting temporary management skills and resources from an outside firm or party. Most often such services are required to assist in periods of transition, crisis or change within an organization. In this case, a temporary manager is hired because often a permanent role is not required or the position needs to be filled on very short notice. For example,…

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What to do if Police want to search your home with a search warrant

The police cannot search through your entire home, just because they have a search warrant. The warrant should state specifically the location to be searched and the items to be seized. However, in most cases a warrant will give police a general license to search your entire home. Points to consider when police show you a warrant to search your home. Ask to see the warrant – Have a look…

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What is a trust?

A trust is a legal document that is used in estate planning, which provides for a person’s loved ones when they pass away. The written document will state the rules that will state how, what, when and to whom the estate will be given to. Since the trust is a legal entity, it is best to follow the rules outlined by your state. Here are a few areas to consider…

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Settling Structural Steel Disputes

When there is a defect in structural steel fabrication, it may not present itself for decades. That could lead to very serious financial complications down the road, especially if the failure leads to collapse (partial or complete). This guide will try to assist in avoiding this problem. A steel fabrication expert can examine and assess damages for any potential complication involving the use of steel in a commercial construction project….

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