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  • 8 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
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When I had the privilege to be represented by Dynah, I had requested a court appointed attorney on the spot and she just happened to be there. After one look at my file, i could tell that Dynah had "been around" so to speak. She knew instantly what she was dealing with, but in reality what she was dealing with was two felonies and whatever misdemeanors that were thrown at me (my guess was so that the felonies stuck out to the judge, and ultimately would stick onto my record). Needless to say, I have a rap sheet like a table cloth full of almost consistent misdemeanors snowballed throughout my entire 20's. In and out of county jail, and the longest time I've ever served was roughly 5 months in the county jail. I was sentenced to a year on a high misdemeanor, and ended up serving the rest of my time on a tether. So at this point in my life i know what jail is all about, and deathly afraid to go back not to mention prison. I was facing up to five years in prison for just one of the felonies that I had committed. So that one felony plus another and some misdemeanors, added up im facing a total of mabe 8 years in prison. I then knew I needed to make some serious changes and Dynah wasn't afraid to make that loud and clear. After a month of making some drastic decisions, and focusing on picking my own self up by the boot straps. I took Dynahs advice and started to work on myself, instead of worrying myself to death. Attended meetings, working with mental health counselors, psychiatrists, and doctors. Meanwhile behind the curtains, Dynah requested medical records ect. She was constantly going out of her way to work every angle in my case. I was able to have a couple sit down visits with Dynah discussing the seriousness of my case. Although I had committed several crimes (that truthfully, I'm surprised didn't make the evening news), Dynah had my best interest at heart 110%. She also wanted to make sure that i was well aware of the wrongs Ive done, and the possible repercussions that I was facing. When all was said and done, Dynah bonded my case over to Frank Murphy where she convinced the judge that there was hope left for me after all, even for a repeat offender like myself... So I did end up taking a plea bargain. Not only were a couple of the charges dropped/dropped down, but i wasn't forced to serve any jail/prison time. I was put on probation with the exception that i remained working with mental health services. Now that i broke down my story, to give you an example of why i would give Dynah a 10-10. Between her experience in taking divorce/custody cases, as well as being such a good criminal lawyer, i would recommend Dynah to anyone for virtually any case. I personally know that she is a person who takes her job very seriously and is very smart/witty, so there's no getting over on Dynah in a courtroom. The fact that she knows so much about law, and isn't afraid to answer your texts etc. Dynah worked with me (off the record) and really made you feel like you had Peyton Manning on your team, and Floyd Mayweather in your corner. I've paid lawyers in the past up to $3,000 to take a simple marijuana case, still didnt get any charges dropped and ended up serving a max sentence of 93 days in jail for a misdemeanor (roach in my ashtray)... (not proud to say) but out of all of the lawyers ive ever had (which is roughly about 15-20) I could tell that Dynah is about her business... So if your remotely unsure about a case from custody, divorce to criminal defense, Dynah-Duncan White is hands down one of the best lawyers in downriver, not to mention more affordable (it isn't hard to see that now a days, those are the most important traits). Dynah is definitely a 'peoples' lawyer. In my opinion, those are the best kind. I would recommend her to anyone without hesitation. Once again, thank you so much Dynah, and God bless you.

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Pastor and Associates, PLC is a full-service immigration law firm providing immigration legal services to clients nationally. Pastor and Associates, PLC is headed by Carrie Pastor. Ms. Pastor graduated from the highly esteemed New York University School of Law. She has worked at the United Nations, the Archdiocese of Detroit (as the director of migration), the U.S. Attorney's Office, and Butzel Long, among other offices. Ms. Pastor has successfully defended numerous clients in deportation matters.

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We are an experienced, highly respected, and effective criminal defense and immigration law firm. Let our professionals help you today.

  • 10 years in business
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Michigan Injury Lawyers, is a full-service law firm based in Bloomfield Hills that represents individual and business clients throughout the state of Michigan in a variety of areas including business and commercial litigation, contract disputes, insurance law, personal injury litigation, medical malpractice, products liability, and family law. We intentionally practice in diverse areas of the law based on the demands and needs of our clients. Over the years, our dedication to quality, understanding of the law, trust and respect have fostered long-standing relationships with clients throughout Michigan. We have adapted our practice according to the needs of our clients who have come to expect the highest-quality legal services, attention to detail, and results, all at a fair and reasonable cost. What sets us apart from other law firms is that we provide our clients with the best of both worlds: big firm ability and experience, along with boutique firm creativity and personal attention. Never a firm content with following the traditional rules of legal practice, we are guided by the principle that each legal matter calls for the right combination of innovation, creativity and commitment. Clients can rely on us to be approachable, responsive, efficient, and effective. We respond promptly to telephone calls, report regularly on case developments, and stay on top of changes in the law. Whatever your legal concern is, we can handle it, from start to finish. Please contact us today for further information about our firm and how we can help you.

  • 4 years in business
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We focus on providing personal attention to each client by empowering you with knowledge about the legal system and your individual case or issue. Our job is to protect you in your current and future legal matters. We focus on the following areas: * Divorce * Child custody * Child support * Immigration

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Obtaining immigrant and non-immigrant visas, applying for a Green Card and citizenship, adjusting immigration status, achieving family reunion, seeking asylum and resolving other immigration.

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We deal with all types of United States immigration law, including green cards, citizenship, work visas, student visas, visitor visas, deportation or removal proceedings, and asylums.

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What does an immigration attorney do?

Immigration lawyers help their clients through all phases of the immigration process. Experts on immigration law, they are legally qualified to represent U.S. citizens, permanent residents or undocumented immigrants. Immigration lawyers also provide assistance to visitors here on student, work or travel visas, and can represent clients who may have an expired visa or who have overstayed their visa.

You can hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with petitioning for renewing a permanent resident or green card, navigating the naturalization process, submitting an employee-based petition for a work visa, filing a petition for a family member, or representing you or a loved one who is facing detention or deportation, as well as replacing, extending or changing a current visa, green card or work permit. The immigration process is highly complex, with multiple hearings, paperwork and requirements. Hiring a legal expert to represent you can help you make your best effort in the process. When researching immigration lawyers, it is very important to verify their qualifications and find a reputable attorney. Read reviews and verify that the immigration lawyer is licensed by your state before paying any fees.

How do you find a good immigration lawyer?

Research is key to finding a good immigration lawyer. The immigration process can be overwhelming and complex, so a trustworthy advocate is critical. When you have identified several eligible candidates, verify their immigration law license to protect yourself and your finances. Once you have a set of licensed immigration lawyers in mind, choose one based on these considerations:

  • Mutual respect: You want an immigration lawyer who treats you and your family with kindness and consideration. You’ll do the same for them.
  • Availability: Before hiring, note if they have responded promptly to your emails and calls. You don’t want to hire someone you have to chase around.
  • Proven success: Read former client reviews and research their success rate with cases similar to yours.
  • Transparent rates: Ask directly about what their rates are, how they bill, and what they estimate your legal fees will be. Ask if they will sign a fee agreement, and get receipts for all fees paid.
  • Verify who will handle your case: Sometimes junior lawyers work on firm cases. This is okay, as long as you have discussed it and are comfortable with it. When junior lawyers or paralegals are working on your case, ask if the hourly rate is lower.
  • Be wary of anyone who promises you specific results: No case is certain, and the immigration lawyer should be honest about what you can expect.

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How much does an immigration lawyer cost?

Immigration lawyers are experts in the nuances of the highly complex United States immigration system. They help clients of all backgrounds petition for immigration status and become U.S. citizens, and can represent clients who are facing deportation or detention. Nationally, the cost people pay for immigration lawyers averages $500-$1,010. The services you need will have a huge effect on your costs. For routines cases, such as applying for a travel visa, an immigration lawyer may be able to confidently quote you a set price, while more open-ended cases may be billed at an hourly rate of $200-$500, or more, depending on the reputation and experience of the firm and lawyer. Before hiring an immigration lawyer, ask what their plan for your case is and what expected costs may be. Many immigration lawyers work from retainers, and request a set amount of money upfront from which to work. For example, a lawyer who charges $300 per hour may estimate $4,000 for a standard family-based immigration case, the common process in which a U.S. citizen petitions for permanent residency for their spouse, fiancee or family members.

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