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Uninsured And Underinsured Drivers

Getting into a motor vehicle accident can be painful and exasperating, especially when the crash was not your fault. Medical care and auto repairs can be time-consuming and expensive. The post-accident process can be even more frustrating when the other driver was uninsured or underinsured.

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The Consequences Of Pedestrian Accidents

Nationwide, pedestrian accidents have risen steeply in recent years. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are on the rise in New York, too. Being struck by a moving vehicle is terrifying and the healing process can be daunting. On top of that, dealing with medical expenses and insurance companies can feel overwhelming.

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Motor Vehicle Accident FAQ

Here are questions we frequently hear from our clients regarding motor vehicle accidents.

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What To Do After An Accident

Many people find themselves in the same place after an accident: unprepared. Statistically, it is likely you will be involved in an accident at some point in your life. Like many motorists, however, you hope it won't happen to you. If you do get in an accident, here are things to remember.

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We Focus On Family Immigration

Family immigration generally involves United States citizens and permanent residents of the United States seeking to sponsor relatives from other countries to obtain immigrant status (permanent residency or green card).

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Immigrant Visas

The United States issues two categories of visas: immigrant visas and nonimmigrant visas. Immigrant visas are sought by persons from other countries who wish to immigrate to the United States and live here permanently. Immigrant visas may be pursued for a number of reasons, including but not limited to petitions by U.S. citizens for their relatives from other countries. Nichols Law Offices, PLLC, concentrates in the area of family-based immigrant visas. There is no charge in most cases for the initial consultation.

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How To Get Your Green Card

Green card is a term frequently used to refer to obtaining permanent resident status in the United States of America. It is, for the most part, interchangeable with permanent residency. Nichols Law Offices, PLLC, in Syracuse, concentrates in the area of immigration law, specifically family-based immigration law. There is no charge for the initial consultation in most instances.

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Naturalization

We believe America's greatness is built on its diversity, many different cultures combining to make one great nation. Naturalization is the foundation of this principle. Naturalization is the name we give to the process of becoming a naturalized U.S. citizen. This typically occurs after the fifth year anniversary of obtaining permanent residency, but in some cases it can happen after only three years.

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Bringing Your Spouse Or Fiancé To America

If you are a legal immigrant living and working in upstate New York and are seeking USCIS approval to bring your fiancé/fiancée or spouse to join you in America, there is a specific process that needs to be followed.

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Inadmissibility To Canada/Rehabilitation Applications

Rehabilitation applications are required for individuals who have committed crimes or minor violations considered to be crimes in Canada in the past, and are denied entry to Canada when attempting to enter at the border.

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