Felony or Misdemeanor: What Is the Difference?

Many people understand the severity of having a felony or misdemeanor conviction on their record, but they don’t necessarily understand the difference between the two. Both felonies and misdemeanors can result in serious legal and professional consequences, but they are not the same. What is the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor in the state of Maryland?


3 Social Media Mistakes That Might Impact Your Court Case

Social media is a great place to stay in touch with friends and family, but it can also be an incredibly dangerous place to be if you have a current court case. Whether it is an immigration case or a personal injury case, posting the wrong thing on social media can lead to serious complications in the courtroom and make things unnecessarily challenging for you. Here are some of the most common social media mistakes that might impact your court case.


What Is Temporary Protected Status?

One of the immigration terms that you may encounter is Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Temporary Protected Status can only be granted through the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and it is given to select foreign-born people who cannot safely go back to their homes for a variety of reasons. What is TPS, and could you be eligible for it?


DUI vs DWI: How Are They Different?

Despite the two terms referring to different things, many people use DUI and DWI interchangeably. In the state of Maryland, the two offenses have a lot in common. Both DWI and DUI are very serious charges. If convicted, it could have a permanent impact on your life, both personally and professionally. Working with the right lawyer from the beginning is essential.


How Social Media Could Impact Your Immigration Case

The vast majority of adults in America and around the world use some type of social media. While it can be a great way to help you connect with friends and family and have some fun, the things that you say on it can come back to haunt you later. Social media posts can be used in a variety of court cases, from divorce to child custody. Here is what you should know about the ways that social media could impact your immigration case.


How Pre-Existing Conditions Could Impact Your Personal Injury Case

If you have been hurt, it can be overwhelming sorting through your options to recover damages. Unfortunately, there are many other things that can complicate your personal injury case. One such thing is pre-existing conditions. If you have pre-existing conditions, you might be concerned that they will outright prevent you from being able to get compensation for the injuries that you received during an accident. Here is what you should understand about personal injury law and pre-existing conditions.


Can Naturalized Citizens Lose Their Citizenship?

After you have obtained your US citizenship, you are generally able to maintain it for the rest of your life. However, in certain specific situations, the United States may choose to revoke your citizenship, or you might choose to give it up on your own. The denaturalization process involuntarily removes your US citizenship, while the renunciation process occurs if you choose to voluntarily give up your citizenship. How can naturalized citizens lose their citizenship?


3 Financial Mistakes You Should Avoid During a Divorce

Getting a divorce can be an incredibly stressful, emotional situation. Unfortunately, that can lead you to do things and make decisions that you would not normally make otherwise. Working with an attorney is one way to make sure that you are doing things that are the best for you and your family. What are some of the financial mistakes that individuals make during the divorce process?


3 Common Mistakes When Applying for Citizenship

The citizenship application process can be lengthy, and the people reviewing and processing them are going through hundreds and thousands of similar applications. As a result, any issues with your application or mistakes when applying for citizenship can drastically delay your naturalization or even prevent it from happening at all. What are some of the most common mistakes, and how can you avoid them?


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