The rules on obtaining a visa to stay in America are getting harder, but applicants should not give up hope. You may still get a second chance for your visa, depending on the reasons for the denial. Foreign citizens who wish to obtain an immigration visa to gain entry into the United States must be…

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There’s nothing like the bond of joy between a grandparent and a granddaughter or grandson. Grandparents add to the connections a child has with his/her roots and past.  In an ideal world, grandparents are a wonderful complement to the life children have with their parents. Unfortunately, there are situations where it is necessary for grandparents…

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Strong family law representation doesn’t just end with the divorce decree, custody orders, the division of the marital property, and support orders. There are many legal issues that can arise after the divorce is final. There are numerous practical issues that former spouses need to be prepared to handle. Our experienced Knoxville divorce lawyers help…

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Generally, people who seek an immigration visa do so to become a permanent resident. They normally are not allowed to enter the US at an approved entry port unless they have applied for a visa, their application has been approved, they have received the appropriate documents, and they have been admitted for entry. Once admitted,…

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In all child custody cases, the Tennessee family court system aims to do what is best for the children. When children are young, they typically have little or no say as to legal and physical custody decisions. Older children do have the right to voice their opinion. Courts generally listen to older children because they…

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US citizens can sponsor certain family members to become lawful permanent residents in America if the relative is: A spouse A child under 21 years of age A parent of a US citizen American citizens can also arrange for a foreign national who wants to marry the American citizen to obtain a fiancé visa. If…

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Almost every student needs some type of financial aid to attend a four-year college. Even the cost of two-year colleges and trade schools can be out of reach for many students unless they get financial assistance. Some college educations, including tuition and room and board, cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Financial aid companies examine…

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America is still the promised land for many people throughout the world. There are rules and procedures that must be followed to enter the country, let alone stay or become a permanent resident of the U.S. If your relatives, spouse, or friends want to come to the U.S. to visit, work, or live, they need…

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