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Ernest Francis is a practicing attorney in the state Virginia. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984. He currently works at his privately owned firm of Ernest P.... (more)

The insurance companies, banks and other lenders, debt collectors, and other large businesses all have their attorneys who take their side - and are paid very well for doing so.  This office provides affordable representation of equivalent caliber to those without unlimited budgets for attorneys.

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SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Family Adoption/Grandparent Adoption
Family member adoption, Grandparent, Aunt, Uncle, brother, sister, any one related to the adoptee.
Step parent Adoption In Michigan
Adoption procedure for a parent and step parent to adopt the parent's child. Termination of the parental rights of the other parent.
Adopting a Newborn In Michigan
Procedure for Adopting a baby in Michigan. The do's and don'ts for the adopting couple.
USCIS Assists in Two Significant Immigration Fraud Prosecutions
On April 20, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a news release detailing how its Los Angeles Fraud Detection and National Security (FDNS) unit assisted in the investigation and ultimately successful prosecution of two immigration fraud perpetrators.
Response to : Does Canada Have Free Speech?
When reading legislative material, adopting a legal framework is essential to a full understanding of the subject matter. This video, by famed youtuber Gregory "The Armoured Skeptic" Fluhrer is a pretty vivid example of what the lack of framework can do to an interpretation of the law. Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVVDQnkqh8M I would strongly recommend watching the video in full before reading my response as it attacks the issue point by point with the appropriate time-stamps. Once again, none of this is legal advice.
Debate on how forgetting your wallet can get you 2 years in prison
On the Net, scaremongering is a pretty usual tactic in order to move a political agenda. This debate happened in the comment section of a video with the oh so clickbaity title of "Licensed Gun Owner Gets 2 Years For Forgetting Wallet at Home??" Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtfiT63E8g0&google_comment_id=z12odvnwsquawtma004chrf4npr2gdgoc2s Spoiler: this did not happen. The content therein is an opinion piece and should not be construed as legal advice.
ICE Increases Arrests of Applicants at Interviews for Marriage-Based Immigrant Visas
On April 19, 2018, the New York Times published an interesting article titled “A Marriage Used to Prevent Deportation. Not Anymore.” The article discusses situations in which individuals with outstanding final orders of removal seek immigrant visas based on bona fide marriages to U.S. citizens.
USCIS Posts Ellis Island Documentary
On April 26, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), with the support of the National Park Service, released a documentary video titled “USCIS and the Legacy of Ellis Island”.
Trump v. Hawaii "Travel Ban" Oral Argument Recap Part One: Introduction
On April 25, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii, No. 17-695. Trump v. Hawaii concerns the entry restrictions against nationals of seven countries in President Donald Trump’s September 24, 2017 Presidential Proclamation...
Undue Influence as a Grounds for North Carolina Will Contests
An overview of undue influence as a grounds for will caveats in North Carolina
Resulting Trusts in North Carolina
An overview of resulting trusts in North Carolina
New Immigration Judge Sworn In to Serve on Arlington Immigration Court
On April 23, 2018, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced the swearing in of a new immigration judge at the Arlington Immigration Court in Virginia.
Most Common Warehouse Work Injures
Warehouses are popping up all over Central Pennsylvania along the Interstate 81 corridor. here are the common work injuries we see in these places of employment.
Seven Myths About Pennsylvania Workers Compensation
Myths about Pennsylvania workers compensation hat could cause problems for injured workers
Small Business Account Receivables
Considerations in collecting receivables.
Acting Director of ICE Thomas Homan to Retire
On May 1, 2018, the acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Thomas D. Homan, announced his retirement from federal service.
USCIS Completes FY-2019 CW1 Lottery
On May 2, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it had competed the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)-Only Transitional Worker (CW1) cap lottery for fiscal year 2019.
Compensation for Violence in the Workplace
Violence in the workplace encompasses any act that is either physical in nature, intimidating, harassing or threatening or disruptive behaviors which occur in the workplace.
Attorney General Sessions Sends AUSAs and IJs to Border to Respond to Increase in Illegal Crossings and Asylum Cases
On May 2, 2018, the Department of Justice (DOJ) published a news release titled “Justice Department Announces Additional Prosecutors and Immigration Judges For Southwest Border Crisis.”.
Mike Pompeo Sworn in as 70th Secretary of State
On March 31, 2018, Mike Pompeo was confirmed by the United States Senate by a vote of 57-42 as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State. The U.S. Department of State (DOS) is responsible for visa issuance abroad and plays a significant role in many immigration programs...