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Sep 19, 2018

How Long Can Undocumented Immigrant Families Expect to Live in Detention Centers?

By |Sep 19, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

CNN reported on September 6, 1018 that the Trump administration has enacted a policy that undocumented immigrant children stay in detention “far longer than currently allowed.” The statement is a follow-up to the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy enacted in the spring of 2018. Part and parcel of the zero tolerance prosecution policy is to separate [...]

Sep 6, 2018

Efforts Underway to Limit Legal Immigration

By |Sep 6, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

According to a recent NBC News report, the Trump Administration is getting ready to make a proposal that would make it tougher for immigrants in the United States legally to become American citizens, or obtain their green cards. The ability of these legal immigrants to get citizenship could be affected if the applicant used one [...]

Aug 30, 2018

Congratulations, Patrick Slaughter, on Your Three-Time “10 Best Attorney” Award for Immigration Law!

By |Aug 30, 2018|Firm News|0 Comments

LaFevor & Slaughter is thrilled to announce that partner Patrick Slaughter has earned himself a “three-peat,” having been recognized by the American Institute Of Legal Counsel for their 10 Best Legal Counsel for Client Satisfaction award. This is the third year Patrick has been selected for inclusion, based on his work in immigration law. The [...]

Aug 28, 2018

How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

By |Aug 28, 2018|Divorce, Family Law|0 Comments

Most people in America use social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, and others, for pleasure and business. These websites are a lot of fun when life is going well – but they came be used against you if you’re going through a divorce. Information and pictures that are posted on social [...]

Aug 15, 2018

Giving DACA Students a Chance at College

By |Aug 15, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

When President Donald Trump was elected in 2016, he took a hard stance on immigration. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is on the verge on ending, currently facing a federal court battle over its future. Many young people are uncertain about their own futures, wondering if they'll be able to continue their [...]

Jun 27, 2018

Increasing Numbers of Women are Now Paying Alimony and Child Support in Divorce

By |Jun 27, 2018|Family Law|0 Comments

As more women play the role of breadwinner in the family, when those marriages end, those women are paying alimony and child support.  According to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), more than half of the 1,650 attorneys participating in their poll reported seeing an increase in mothers paying alimony [...]

Jun 14, 2018

Missing Children at the U.S. Border and Breaking Up Immigrant Families: Clearing Up the Confusion

By |Jun 14, 2018|Immigration|0 Comments

The latest patently hostile treatment of immigrants to the United States at the U.S.-Mexico border has erupted into a confusing mashup of two distinct issues regarding undocumented immigrants and unaccompanied children. We are going to untangle these two issues and try to bring some clarity to an emotionally-charged situation brewing at the border. The issue [...]

May 30, 2018

It Was a Great Wedding… But Was it Legal?

By |May 30, 2018|Divorce|0 Comments

The Universal Life Church (ULC), an online self-described non-denominational religious organization, has been in operation for more than 60 years. Members can become ordained, instantly and for free, online and become empowered to perform functions that traditional ministers can, like weddings or other ceremonies. There are many sites that offer online ordination, but the ULC [...]

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