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What is Probate?

Probate is a court-supervised process for identifying and gathering the assets of a deceased person, known as the decedent, in order to make sure that the decedent’s debts are paid and that the decedent’s assets are properly distributed to his or her beneficiaries. Everything that you own at the time of someone’s death becomes the […]
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What to Expect at a Same Sex Marriage Immigration Interview

When a U.S. Citizen files an immigration petition on behalf of their non-citizen same-sex spouse, the couple will need to attend an interview before a USCIS officer. It is important that you adequately prepare and get yourself organized for the interview. At the interview, the officer will review the applications filed as well as all […]
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What is Tax Fraud?

Tax fraud occurs when a business or individual willfully and intentionally provides false information on their tax return in order to reduce their federal tax obligations. In other words, tax fraud is cheating and/or lying on your tax return in order to eliminate or substantially reduce the amount of tax you are required to pay. […]
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Have I Accrued Unlawful Presence in the United States?

There are two ways you can accrue unlawful presence in the United States. The first is if you are in the United States without having been inspected or admitted into the country by an immigration officer. In other words, you are unlawfully present if you entered the United States by crossing the border at a […]
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