It should be common-sense on how to carry oneself in the courtroom. Serious business takes place in there, and at times could mean one’s livelihood at stake. So, why am I writing about courtroom decorum? Well, sit in a courtroom and you will notice firsthand the inexcusable conduct.
The best rule when it comes to courtroom decorum: Give the litigant... Read More
The 5 W’s of Family Law
First things first, whether you’re involved in family law proceedings, thinking of involving yourself in family law proceedings, or just prepping yourself for the inevitable, take some time to organize your thoughts.
Family law proceedings may take place between many different parties. (i.e. the county, your spouse, grandparents). Who is, or will be, the party... Read More
Gavron warnings. What are they?
When does spousal support end? Is the ex spouse receiving support allowed to live off of spousal support the rest of their lives? Why can’t they get employment? Well, the law understands this and there are built in rules that are meant to be fair to everyone. There has been a recent example of this in... Read More
Basic Child Custody and Visitation Principles
Going through a custody battle is rough. What makes matters worse is legal jargon, terminology, or lingo. Courts will throw around words like “physical custody” or “primary custody” or “legal custody.” These terms, being somewhat basic, are used, without fail, every day. For this reason, I wanted to take time to write about a... Read More
Some individuals have cases that have been before an immigration judge but the case was administratively closed and filed away to continue some other time. Many of these individuals may be facing new danger of having this case resurrected. Do you have a case which was administratively closed in the Immigration Court? If so, status has allowed you to... Read More
In some cases, immigrants find themselves without the possibility of fighting a removal order. When that order is final, and in some cases, no motion to reopen or appeal is viable, there is one last possibility. Immigrants without lawful status in the U.S. may request Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stay their removal by filing the form I-246. This... Read More