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Coronavirus (COVID-19) And Parenting Plans/Time-Sharing Agreements: What You Need To Know

The COVID-19 virus took the world by storm and has worked its way into our everyday lives, creating new challenges for co-parenting families. The rapid onset of restrictions and recommendations regarding...

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USCIS Changes Civics Portion
of Naturalization Exam

For all applications for naturalization filed after December 1, 2020, there will be a new civics examination. All other criteria of the process remain the same. An applicant must answer 12 questions correctly out of 20 questions. There are a potential 128 questions from which an officer may choose to ask...

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Will Bankruptcy Ruin My Credit?

It is a common misconception that a bankruptcy filing will lead to incurable financial ruin. In fact, a bankruptcy filing can provide the financial relief necessary to rebuild one’s credit.Paying bills on time, using a small amount of your overall available credit, and having several accounts in good standing for long periods of time are all things that can be done...

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Estate Planning for Pets

In the age of the Covid-19 Pandemic, pet ownership is on the rise. One thing that many fail to consider is what will happen to their pets in the event of an emergency or their death. While pets are legally considered property, they are clearly more dependent on their owners than let’s say your favorite sweater. Therefore, making arrangements for pets in advance of a death or other emergency is advised...

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Public Charge Rule Reinstated

By: Andrea R. Jacobs, Esq.

USCIS announced that it will resume processing the Public Charge provisions which have been enjoined nationwide since a July 29, 2020. The new rule which was promulgated on October 15, 2019 and put into practice on February 24, 2020 fundamentally changed the way an officer will determine inadmissibility of...

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At Brodzki Jacobs, We Treat You Like Family, Only BETTER!

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A Divorce Doesn’t Have to Be a Stressful or
Drawn-Out Process

Ending a marriage can be an emotional event even if it ends in an amicable manner. In some cases, you may let your emotions get the best of you during the divorce process. This can make it harder to come to a settlement in a timely and ...

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Changes to the H1B Status

Recent changes to the H1B status have remained relatively hidden from the public eye with the nation’s focus on the government shutdown. However, the way the H-1B process is changing may affect many businesses and individuals. For foreigners, the H-1B visa program is a way to enter the US and build a new life as it offers a...

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Imputed Income – What That Means for Child Support

Some people will do anything they can to get out of paying a fair amount of child support – including quitting a job. Even if one parent is unemployed, the court may utilize a tool called imputed income to determine how much one parent should...

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