Top Catoosa, OK Refugee Lawyers Near You

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    Winningham & Stein

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

  • Coffey, Senger & Woodard, PLLC

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

  • The Firm on Baltimore, PLLC

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

  • Lizama Law

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

  • The Lawyers of Kendall Whittier

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

  • Fry & Elder

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

  • Schaffer Herring, PLLC

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

    Refugee Lawyers | Tulsa Office | Serving Catoosa, OK

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Are You Seeking Refugee Status?

If you were persecuted or have a fear of future persecution based on your race, nationality, religion, political opinion or your membership into a particular group you could potentially seek refugee status in the United States. While there are other criteria for becoming a refugee, the first step is to obtain a referral to be considered a refugee from the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).

Refugee Status Legal Help

When there is a valid fear of persecution or past persecution, becoming a refugee in another country may be your best option for safety. Qualifying for refugee status falls under immigration law and is not something to try and handle alone. A skilled Catoosa refugee attorney will be able to walk you and your family through the process for the best possible outcome.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

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.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney’s hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For “routine” legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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