on May 18, 2020, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) introduced a new interactive voice response telephone system for calls to the USCIS Contact Center.
on April 1, 2020, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) published an interim rule expanding the size of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) from 21 members to 23. On May 1, 2020, the EOIR announced the investiture of three new members of the BIA.
estate planning is an essential piece of financial planning. However, when most individuals plan their finances, whether for the next five years or 50, they often forget about estate planning. In fact, approximately half of Americans don’t have a will or estate plan.
On the other hand, many individuals avoid estate planning because it forces them to ask difficult questions and make difficult decisions, such as “What is my estate worth?” “What happens to my assets after I die?” “Who will care for my loved ones?” In this article, we will review the different elements that go into estate planning, reasons why you might need an estate plan, and how an estate planning attorney can help.
unfortunately, divorce is a common issue many couples deal with today. In the State of Florida, our firm deals with divorces on a daily basis.
Although no two couples are the same, many make the same mistakes prior to filing for divorce in Florida.
Here are some of the most common mistakes:
wrongful termination is a complex issue, especially considering that unless you have proof the employer violated your rights by firing you, they are free to terminate any contract they choose.
attorney Alex Galindo with Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP announces a jury verdict in truck vs. auto case.
on April 13, 2020, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published informal guidance regarding certain immigration services during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We will go through some of the highlights of the guidance in this post.
curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP announces that a Burn Victim Died After a 65 Day Fight for Her
Life and Brothers Sued Landowners.
curd Galindo Smith, LLP is proud to announce that the California Supreme Court has
overturned the 150 year old ruling in People v. Skidmore
attorneys Alex Galindo and Richard Wynn with Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP Announces
Orange County Jury Awards $1,600,000 in Personal Injury Claim in the matter entitled
Khuong Nguyen v. Peninsula Hotel Management, LLC dba Ramada Plaza Hotel and Dzung
Truong, Orange County Superior Court Case No. 30-2010-00387330.
bankruptcy Can Save Your Home and Other Assets
on April 27, 2020, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that it is postponing the opening of Entrant Status Check for the Diversity Visa-2021 applications from May 5, 2020, through June 6, 2020.
in Alberta, we now have a leading case on how parties should behave in light of COVID-19. In the case of SAS v LMS, 2020 ABQB 287, the honorable Mr. Justice Robert A. Greasser heard an emergency application on April 22, 2020.
answers the question whether automobile insurance is required in the State of Wisconsin
lists the type of products typically reviewed for a product liability claim
the definition of admiralty law. Understanding the difference between admiralty law and maritime law. Understanding what a admiralty lawyer is. Understanding when a maritime injury victim should hire an admiralty attorney.
the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced that beginning on June 1, 2020, the “National Visa Center will no longer accept or respond to inquiries through mail.”
hit-and-run crashes are all too common. In the US, there were more than 737,100 hit-and-run crashes in 2015 alone.
wisconsin law in some instances allows double damages for dog bites.
an explanation of Wisconsin law on contributory negligence.