My husband was deported a few years ago. I’ve heard that to re-enter, he must do a 212 application. What is this application?

According to U.S. immigration law, people who have been removed from the USA may not be re-admitted to the USA for a specified period of time unless they apply for and are granted permission to reapply for admission. Permission to Reapply for Admission is done by submitting Form I-212 along…

I just moved to North Carolina. My husband is a registered sex offender. Can I obtain a marriage Visa to bring him to the USA? He’s in Mexico now.

With the help of an experience North Carolina immigration attorney, you will need to complete two forms (I-130 and I-601) and submit them to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) along with required accompanying documents specified by the forms.  The filing fees amount to $1005.00. You can begin the…

My husband and I divorced 4 years ago in North Carolina. I’m looking to relocate to California and take our son with us. He says I can’t. Who is right?

The answer to your question depends on many factors; however, one of the most important factors hinges on the type of child custody you were granted by the court at the time of your divorce.  Divorce and child custody decisions in the state of North Carolina are determined using the…

A client of ours is going out of business in Charlotte. This client claims that because of their closing, they don’t have to pay us two outstanding invoices totaling $50k. What can we do?

There several details behind your question that our business lawyers would need to have prior to adequately answering your question. That said, there are few general observations to make. The first and most basic question would be: What is this $50k payment due you for? — Goods or services or…

Our software company has a senior researcher who is leaving our company at the end of the month and going to a competitor. What steps can we take to make sure our intellectual property is protected?

Employees owe their employer a duty of loyalty while employed and, absent an enforceable non-competition agreement, the employee is free to go into competition with an employer and use his or her general knowledge, skills and experience. It is not enough for a company to assert it has trade secrets…

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