Top Saint Martin, MS Asylum Lawyers Near You

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    Fisher & Phillips LLP

    Asylum Lawyers | Serving Saint Martin, MS

    Asylum Lawyers | Serving Saint Martin, MS

  • Butler Snow LLP

    Asylum Lawyers | Serving Saint Martin, MS

    Asylum Lawyers | Serving Saint Martin, MS

  • Butler Snow LLP

    Asylum Lawyers | Serving Saint Martin, MS

    Asylum Lawyers | Serving Saint Martin, MS

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP

    Asylum Lawyers | Serving Saint Martin, MS

    Asylum Lawyers | Serving Saint Martin, MS

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Are You Considering Filing for Asylum?

If you are in the United States and fear persecution by a government, or a group the government cannot control, based on your religion, political opinions, race, nationality, or membership in a social group, you may have an asylum claim. A person who is not in the United States may apply for refugee status using the same criteria.

Asylum Approaches

The application process involves a complex area of law and you may wish to seek out the services of an attorney who handles asylum cases. After arrival to the United States, a person generally has one year to apply for asylum.

asylum attorney will be able to assess your particular case and explain the entire asylum process to you. He or she will help guide you through such a complicated type of case.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney’s track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

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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