Defending Against a Domestic Violence Restraining Order in California-Castro Law Offices California

Defending Against a Domestic Violence Restraining Order in California

Without correct management, a restraining order could permanently scar your legal history. With an experienced attorney’s help, however, you will readily defend yourself from further unfortunate eventualities. You will increase the chances that the case ends in your favor, an opportunity your legal counsel will seek to achieve. Here, we’ll examine your rights and obligations, …

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Guide To Obtaining A Marriage-Based Green Card - Castro Law Offices

Guide To Obtaining A Marriage-Based Green Card

The steps to obtaining lawful permanent residency through marriage can appear overwhelming.  In this guide, we will make it more manageable.  If you are a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, you can petition for your spouse to become a lawful permanent resident and receive his or her “green card.” Necessary Forms And Biographic Documents …

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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 - Castro Law Offices - Family Law Attorney in Novato, California 3

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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