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Zuniga Law, P.A.

Citizenship Lawyer | Serving Fort Lauderdale, FL

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561-768-5710

Bi-Lingual Law Firm Handling Your Immigration Matters. We Protect Your Rights from Beginning to End. Contact Us Today for A Consultation!

Zuniga Law, P.A., opened its doors with the intention of providing legal support to individuals when they most need it. We help clients who have become immersed in debt and now face unwelcome consequences — the repossession of assets, the foreclosure of homes and the garnishment of paychecks. Our firm understands that such situations can quickly become overwhelming, …

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Dapser & Associates

Citizenship Lawyer | Serving Fort Lauderdale, FL

305-423-9901

Call for the Knowledgeable Immigration Counsel You Deserve

Each day, immigrants from all over the world pursue the dream of American citizenship. Unfortunately, many immigrants lose their opportunity for U.S. citizenship because they lack proper legal representation. Immigration, citizenship and nationality are increasingly complex and dynamic areas of law. Only dedicated and specialized professionals can be expected to keep up …

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Goldman & Loughlin,PLLC

Citizenship Lawyer | Serving Fort Lauderdale, FL

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239-247-5330

Our experienced immigration lawyers will guide you through the maze of confusion and frustration often faced by those unfamiliar with the complex immigration process
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How to Become a U.S. Citizen

Becoming a U.S. Citizen is an important step in many people's lives. There are multiple ways to become a U.S. Citizen, including: being born in the United States; acquisition at birth; deriving citizenship through the naturalization or U.S. birth of a parent; posthumous citizenship through death while on active duty service; after 3 years of lawful permanent residence based on marriage to a U.S citizen, or 5 years of lawful permanent residence (along with other requirements).

Do You Need Citizenship Lawyer to Become a U.S. Citizen?

There are many naturalization and citizenship programs that you may fall under and every naturalization program has its own eligibility requirements. When applying for naturalization, some issues may make you ineligible, such as criminal arrests or convictions, selective service compliance, good moral character, lengthy absences from the United States and false claims to citizenship. It's best to consult with a Fort Lauderdale immigration attorney who handles citizenship and naturalization cases to facilitate and assist in your case.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

  • Seek to determine whether the attorney can represent you. There is no one-size-fits-all legal solution and it may turn out your needs are better served by an attorney in a different specialization.
  • It's important to find a legal ally who is both competent in the law and someone you can trust to protect your interests.
  • Discuss how the practice's billing works and discuss possible additional charges or fees that may arise during or after the resolution of your case.

An attorney consultation should provide you with enough information so that you can make an informed decision on whether to proceed with legal help.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Affidavit - A sworn written statement made under oath. An affidavit is meant to be a supporting document to the court assisting in the verification of certain facts. An affidavit may or may not require notarization.

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