Schools Starts Soon! Get Prepared

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back to school

Not only does school start soon, but many people need to get their children registered. What does a parent need to get a child enrolled in a Florida school? If you are a parent, an extended family in temporary custody of a minor child, a guardian to a school aged child, and you live in Hillsborough County, this is important … Read More

Tampa Child Custody Lawyer

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child custody

Tampa Child Custody LawyerWhether you are going through a contested or uncontested divorce, if children are involved, you are going to fill out a Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act Affidavit.  We call this form the UCCJEA form for short.  Regardless of whether you and your spouse agree on parental responsibility, time-sharing/visitation, or custody, this form is required.  The … Read More

Selective Service

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Tampa Selective Service

SELECTIVE SERVICEIf you are a male, between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age, and a Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder), you are required to register for military service in the United States.Apply for CitizenshipOne of the criteria immigration authorities require when you apply for citizenship is proof that you have registered with Selective Service, as it … Read More

Family Immigration Petition

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Family Immigration

Family Immigration PetitionWhen you are applying for an adjustment of status, it is important that you have all the documents to prepare for the process. When submitting your family immigration petition application and paperwork, you want the paperwork to be in a semblance of order and legible.I-485 Adjustment of Status applicationFirst, you need to properly fill out the I-485 Adjustment of … Read More

Prenuptial Agreement

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Tampa Letter of Instructions

Prenuptial AgreementA Prenuptial Agreement is an agreement between individuals in contemplation of marriage that becomes effective upon marriage. In essence, the premarital agreement, called a prenup for short, provides both monetary and emotional security to the parties. The parties have the ability to address all of the issues that they have determined are important to them and their relationship. Financial … Read More

Powers of the Personal Representative

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Powers of Personal Representative

Nominated Powers of the Personal Representative Being the Powers of the Personal Representative of an estate is a big responsibility and not to be taken lightly. If you are nominated or appointed to be the PR of an estate, it is in your best interest to contact and consult with a probate lawyer, who can guide you through the process. Call Lizbeth Potts … Read More

Personal Representative

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personal representative of an estate

WHO CAN BE A PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF An ESTATE? (Executor) A  Personal Representative is what the executor of an estate is called in Florida. A Personal Representative is the individual who is appointed by the court to administer the estate.There are 2 types of estates: 1) Testate and 2) IntestateA Testate estate is one where there is a will. An … Read More

Naturalization

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Naturalization process

What is Naturalization?NaturalizationNaturalization is the process that an individual from a foreign country goes through to become a US citizen. In most cases, the individual has held a green card for the stipulated amount of time before becoming eligible to apply for Naturalization. For someone who is married to a US citizen, the time is three (3) years, but in … Read More