Jeremy Castro

Jeremy completed his B.A. and Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. As a parent, Jeremy understands the stress and trauma associated with child custody and child support disputes. More importantly, Jeremy understands the heightened-degree of importance and sensitivity of these disputes to those parents who try so hard to be involved in the lives of their children, but for one reason or another are blocked from doing so and whose great and valiant efforts often go unnoticed.

Inadmissibility and Deportability in CA - Castro Law

Inadmissibility and Deportability

What Are Inadmissibility and Deportability? Inadmissibility and deportability are two concepts in immigration law that can lead to removal from the United States.  They come into play at different times, however.  The grounds of inadmissibility or deportability will either result in the non-citizen being refused entry to the United States or deported back to his …

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Importance of Responding to a Request for Further Evidence Correctly - Castro Law Offices in CA

Importance of Responding to a Request for Further Evidence Correctly

When one submits an application to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), there are forms, fees and supporting evidence to include.  Each application for relief has its own set of eligibility requirements.  If USCIS feels that you did not submit enough evidence to support your application, then it will send you what is called a …

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New California Law Recognizes Coercive Control as Form of Domestic Violence

When someone hears the term “domestic abuse” their mind often conjures an image of a spouse being subjected to physical violence. However, domestic violence extends far beyond acts of bodily harm. It is possible for someone to be the victim of domestic violence through persistent verbal abuse and being subjected to “coercive control.” What is …

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by Castro Law Offices in Novato, CA

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

On December 7, 2020, a federal District Court ordered full reinstatement of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has resumed accepting both initial and renewal requests.  (www.dhs.gov) In compliance with this order, USCIS is: Accepting first-time requests for consideration of deferred action based on the terms of the …

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Family Law Issues? You Don’t Have to Go Through It Alone

If you are in the midst of a significant dispute with members of your family, such as a contentious divorce or custody battle, there is the possibility that you may be feeling frustrated, lonely and anxious about the future. These feelings are perfectly understandable. Most people view family as a bedrock and foundation upon which …

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Family Dispute Resolutions that Work

Not all family disputes have to be resolved in court. Depending on your unique circumstances, it may be possible to achieve a resolution to your family dispute outside of the courtroom. Avenues for pursuing a family dispute resolution without escalating the matter to litigation include mediation, arbitration, and collaboration. Let’s take a look at each.  …

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Immigration Laws In the Biden Administration 

Now that it is clear who our next president will be, we can look ahead and contemplate what President-elect Biden will put forth with regard to immigration policy.    As seen in his “Plan for Securing our Values as a Nation of Immigrants”, Joe Biden has promised to work with Congress to pass an amnesty for undocumented immigrants.  Andrew Arthur …

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Child Custody and Visitation During the Holidays – Important Info You Need to Know 

  The holidays are a cherished time of year since they afford the opportunity to enjoy time with family. However, if you are a divorced parent raising a child through a custody agreement, the holidays could be fraught with tension, resentment and anger regarding which parent gets to spend a specific amount of time, or …

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