When two or more parties become embroiled in a legal dispute seeking money or another specific performance rather than criminal sanctions, the result is civil litigation. Such cases will proceed to trial so a judge or jury can decide the matter, unless a settlement can be reached.
Divorcing is a difficult decision that can bring stress and strife to an already troubled relationship. It essentially involves an upheaval where issues of divorce grounds, spousal support, child custody, visitation schedules, child support and property distribution become day to day topics of discussion.
Wills, Trusts and Estate Law is the area of practice that gives an individual the power to decide who will receive assets, money and property after your death. It also helps to protect assets if you become ill, and to choose who will be in charge of an individual's money and property. It also allows an individual to dictate decisions surrounding potential difficult health and financial issues.
U.S. Immigration law allows for the immigration of foreigners to the United States based on relationship to a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident (green card holder). U.S. citizens may sponsor their spouses, parents, children, and siblings. Legal permanent residents may petition for their spouses and children. The sponsored relative becomes eligible to have his or her immigrant visa or Green Card application processed only if the visa petition is approved.
Veterans disability benefits are available to members of the armed services who suffer physical or psychological injuries or diseases while on active duty, including those that were made worse by active duty military service. The amount of monthly benefits depends on the degree of disability and additional benefits – including payments for being unemployed due to your condition, are payable in certain instances.