1. The 3 Main Categories of U.S. Immigration Status

    Permanent or Conditional Residents  A Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) is a non-citizen who has the authority to live and work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.  As proof of that status, an LPR is granted a “green card.” A green card holder obtains permanent status by either sponsorship or thro…Read More

  2. Building Your Business: What is a Corporation? 

    A corporation is a legal entity created through the process of incorporation for the purpose of operating for profit.  A corporation is considered separate from its owners (referred to as “shareholders”).   Types of Corporations There are two types of corporations: S Corp and C Corp.    A …Read More

  3. 4 Tips for Successful Co-Parenting

    Creating a new family dynamic through separation and divorce is challenging, especially when deciding how to share parenting duties with your ex.  The idea of co-parenting may seem impossible in the beginning, but taking the time and effort to work together with your ex can ease the transition for …Read More

  4. What Not to Post on Social Media During a Divorce

    Divorce is a complicated process for all parties.  Discussing your grievances with close family and friends is one thing, but venting on social media to hundreds of followers can be detrimental to your case. No matter what stage you are at in the divorce process, protect your case by using discreti…Read More

  5. Understanding the Difference Between Asylum and Refugee Status

    For immigrants wanting to come to the United States from another country because of fear of persecution, there are two popular options. Depending on your circumstances, you might request asylum or apply to become a refugee. Although these two statuses have some similarities, they are not the same th…Read More

  6. A Brief Overview of Alienation of Affection

    There are many reasons people get divorced. One reason might be because one spouse becomes romantically involved with another person. If you are going through a divorce in North Carolina that was caused by a third party, you will want to learn about the civil tort claim known as alienation of affect…Read More

  7. Immigration 101: The U-Visa

    If you have been a victim of certain crimes and can help law enforcement or government officials, you may be eligible for U nonimmigrant status. This status, commonly called the U-visa, can help you temporarily stay in the United States. However, only victims of certain crimes are eligible for this …Read More