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If You Have Not Divorced in Mexico, Can You Remarry in the United States?

If You Have Not Divorced in Mexico, Can You Remarry in the United States? Chicago Divorce Attorneys If you have not divorced in Mexico, but you remarried in the United States, could this affect you? In short, yes. If you are married to another person anywhere in the world, you may not marry again until your first marriage is formally ended. To attempt to do otherwise is to attempt to commit bigamy, which is the state of being legally married to two separate people at the same time. Bigamy i[...]

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Learn the Steps to Avoid Losing Your Home to Illinois Foreclosure

Learn the Steps to Avoid Losing Your Home to Illinois Foreclosure Chicago Mortgage Foreclosure Attorneys If you are facing foreclosure, don't give up hope just yet. There are ways you can work to keep your home. Before signing away your deed or allowing the bank to foreclose on your house, contact an experienced foreclosure attorney to discuss the options that are available to you. Depending on your circumstances, keeping your home can be fairly simple or require a more complicated strategy.[...]

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Katz Builds Legal Career Based on a Mission

Katz Builds Legal Career Based on a Mission By Olivia Clarke - Chicago Lawyer At age 32, and with only about four years of legal experience, Matthew Katz has turned his legal practice into a thriving law firm. Described by his colleagues as a visionary and by his clients as trustworthy, Katz has built a law practice that provides a full range of legal services to the local Spanish-speaking community. His legal career has become an extension of both his commitment to political activism wi[...]

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Chicago Immigration Lawyer Presents to Students at One Summer Chicago Session

Katz presented to a group of around 15 students ranging in age from 16 to 24 years old. All of the participants were either from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) or both of their parents were born abroad. Katz’s presentation allowed students to gain a basic insight on immigration law. This information is crucial because many of the participating students act as translators for their parents and it is imperative for them to understand their legal rights in the United [...]

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Chicago Immigration Lawyer Hosts Live Radio Session on Recent Immigration Law Changes

Chicago immigration lawyer Matthew A. Katz is the founder of Katz Law Office, Ltd. In addition to immigration law, he concentrates his practice on family law, criminal law and civil litigation. For over two decades, Katz has dedicated his time and efforts to various projects and social activism initiatives in order to help improve the human condition and work to ensure that civil rights are protected. He is an active member of the American Association for Justice (Civil Rights and Employment [...]

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Deferred Action for Parental Accountability Program

It is crucial to understand and weigh the potential benefits and risks of the new executive action for parents. Some of the benefits of the DAPA Program include: A pause of being deportable for 3 years, an employment permit if required to work and the right to travel for purposes of employment, school or humanitarian purposes. Some of the risks are: those applicants who are suspected of committing fraud in the process will be the first to be deported, and there is not a right to receive it, or[...]

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