Immigration is defined as the action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country, whereas naturalization is the granting of citizenship to a foreign-born person under statutory authority. Both immigration and naturalization can prove to be challenging for those uninformed about the legal process. Igunbor & Igunbor can help.
Criminal charges differ from civil charges in that criminal charges are brought and prosecuted on behalf of the state, whereas civil charges are typically between two parties. Civil offenses can be simple administrative matters while criminal crimes are violations of state or federal law and can carry heavy penalties.
Legally speaking, personal injury includes injuries to a person’s emotions or body. Personal injury law exists to protect you from injury or harm because of someone else’s actions. Successful personal injury lawsuits prove that the defendant is liable for the damages sustained as a result of their actions or inactions. Once liability is proven, the legal system awards compensation.
Appellate law refers to the process of bringing cases through the lengthy appeals court system in the United States. Essentially, if you have an unfavorable ruling against you in a case, you have the option to appeal the case to a higher court.
Family law is defined broadly in the United States to cover such topics as marriage, adoption, paternity, and divorce, among other areas relevant to the family structure. Moreover, family law is one of the tricky aspects of legal jurisprudence for the very real ramifications can have on families.
At first, a real estate closing may seem straightforward; you show up at closing, pay required fees, and walk away with a new piece of property. Easy right? Well it is not quite that simple for much time is required to make sure each real estate closing runs smoothly and at Igunbor & Igunbor, we have legal expertise to assist in such matters.