What is a Nolle Prosequi?

Of all the possible outcomes of any given case, a nolle prosequi is among the most desirable for defendants. However, this is not immediately clear to those unfamiliar with the legal term. What does it mean when a nolle prosequi is entered, and how could it potentially benefit your case?


Your Rights If You Are Pulled Over for Suspicion of DUI or DWI

As citizens of the United States, we should have certain rights we can exercise when pulled over by police officers. It is crucial to understand these rights so that you have the ability to make smart decisions in the event that you are pulled over. Additionally, understanding your rights gives you the opportunity to determine whether or not any of them were violated during a stop. This could end up significantly bolstering the strength of your defense down the road. Which rights should you be familiar with in the event that you’ve been pulled over?


Understanding the Fiancé Visa

If your marriage is on the horizon and either you or your fiancé is not a US citizen, it’s time to start looking into acquiring a fiancé visa.  Often known as a K-1 visa, obtaining a fiancé visa can be a little daunting if you’re unfamiliar with the process. What should you know about fiancé visas?


What is Form I-944?

In Early 2020, the Trump administration introduced Form I-944, titled Declaration of Self Sufficiency.  Most green card applicants must file this form in addition to the green card application. The purpose of the form is to help USCIS decide whether or not the green card applicant is inadmissible based on their public charge status. If USCIS determines that the green card applicant is a public charge, a bond will be set. USCIS will inform the green card applicant that he or she has been deemed a public charge. Once that determination is made, the applicant must file form I-945.


What Is Wire Fraud?

Wire Fraud

The prevalence of technology in modern society has allowed a variety of crimes to manifest themselves in new ways. Wire fraud is simply a form of fraud that involves the use of modern communication devices. Typically, a person committing wire fraud creates a scheme and a series of lies with the goal of stealing victims’ money. These days, wire fraud can occur across several mediums, including phone calls, social media platforms, text messages and faxes.


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