Monthly Archives: January 2020

WHEN CAN YOU CONTINUE TO WORK IF YOUR EAD HAS EXPIRED?

Under what circumstances may an employee continue working, pursuant to the 180 day automatic extension, if their EAD has expired? Regarding the automatic 180 day extension on timely filed EAD renewal applications, assuming that the employee’s application meets the requirements described below, they should be able to continue working after the expiration of their current [...]

By |January 24th, 2020|Immigration|Comments Off on WHEN CAN YOU CONTINUE TO WORK IF YOUR EAD HAS EXPIRED?

HOW SHOULD MY COMPANY HANDLE I-9 COMPLIANCE WHEN WE ACQUIRE ANOTHER COMPANY?

When one company decides to purchase or merge with another company, there are a lot of issues to consider, not the least of which is how to handle the retention of employees for whom Forms I-9 are already on file with the acquired company. First, a decision must be made as to whether the employee [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|I-9 Compliance, Immigration|Comments Off on HOW SHOULD MY COMPANY HANDLE I-9 COMPLIANCE WHEN WE ACQUIRE ANOTHER COMPANY?

WHAT IS A DIVORCE DECREE OR FINAL DECREE OF DIVORCE?

A final decree of divorce is the court’s final order, ruling, or judgment that makes the termination of a marriage official and lays out the ruling of the Court regarding the issues in a Virginia divorce case. The purpose of a final decree of divorce is to provide the parties with their rights and duties [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Virginia Divorce|Comments Off on WHAT IS A DIVORCE DECREE OR FINAL DECREE OF DIVORCE?

DO GRANDPARENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO VISITATION WITH THEIR GRANDCHILDREN?

In Virginia a third party who is a “person with legitimate interest” may file a petition for custody or visitation of a child. Virginia law defines “person with legitimate interest” broadly to include grandparents, stepparents, former stepparents, blood relatives and family members such as aunts, uncles or adult siblings. Visitation for Grandparents in Virginia: In [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Grandparent Custody & Visitation, Virginia Custody|Comments Off on DO GRANDPARENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO VISITATION WITH THEIR GRANDCHILDREN?