Top Metairie Deferred Action Attorneys Near You

The Law Office of James A. Graham

Deferred Action Attorney | Serving Metairie, LA

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504-702-6921

Our Firm Focuses in Protecting the Rights of Immigrants. Call Today for Help.

The Immigration Law Firm of New Orleans

Deferred Action Attorney | Metairie, LA

504-931-5355

Experienced Attorney Focused Solely on Immigration Law.

Immigration & Nationality Law Group

Deferred Action Attorney | Serving Metairie, LA

Se Habla Español

504-517-0989

We Focus our Practice Solely on Immigration and the Many Issues that Surround it, Primarily those Relating to Employment

The legal team at Immigration & Nationality Law Group focuses on providing skilled representation to businesses and individuals in need of assistance with immigration related matters. Founding Attorney Kristie L. Bowerman represents clients from around the world. Her clients have included Fortune 100 and 500 companies, professional sports teams; a recognized, …

Shelby Law Firm

Deferred Action Attorney | Serving Metairie, LA

Free Consultation

225-366-8945

If You Are Looking For a Lawyer Who Understands the Challenges You Face While Respecting the Personal Issues Involved in Complex Immigration Legal Proceedings, Contact Us Today.

At the Shelby Law Firm, we are a team of diverse attorneys dedicated to providing quality customer service and excellent legal representation. We take our responsibility to our clients very seriously. As approachable, dedicated lawyers, we make sure our clients understand their legal options, so they can make the best decisions for their future. Understanding the urgency …

Jesse P. Marchan, Attorney at Law

Deferred Action Attorney | Serving Metairie, LA

Voelkel Law Firm

Deferred Action Attorney | Serving Metairie, LA

Clint Pierson Law Office

Deferred Action Attorney | Serving Metairie, LA

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Metairie Deferred Action Information

Do You Qualify for Deferred Action?

If you want to apply for Deferred Action (DACA) but do not know if you qualify, a skilled deferred action attorney can help you determine your eligibility. There are certain criteria that one must meet in order to qualify and a Metairie attorney can help you apply for deferred action if you do qualify.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Certain young people who were brought to the United States as children without legal permission to be here, and who do don't present a risk to national security or public safety and meet several other criteria, may be able to apply for Deferred Action. If you believe you may qualify for Deferred Action, you should seek an attorney.

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.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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