Fighting for Asylum Rights during a Trump Presidency

By Devon Senges, Immigration Attorney at Dummit Fradin Leer versión en español I spent a week volunteering at the Mexican-U.S. border, working alongside other attorneys who came from all over the country to help people asking for protection in the United States. U.S. Federal law provides several forms of protection for people who are fleeing [...]

Fighting for Asylum Rights during a Trump Presidency2019-11-04T11:28:40-05:00

Federal Judge Counters Trump’s Public Charge Rule

By Devon Senges, Immigration Attorney at Dummit Fradin Leer versión en español For decades, the United States has denied permanent residency to anyone likely to rely primarily upon the government for their main source of support. This is the “public charge” bar to residency and is currently codified in the Immigration Nationality Act section 212(a)(4). [...]

Federal Judge Counters Trump’s Public Charge Rule2019-11-04T10:50:45-05:00

Student’s F1 Visa Reinstated After Admin Error

A local college student called our office in a panic. He is an international student from Cameroon and he'd just been informed that his F1 visa was terminated. He had transferred to another college and tried to enroll in fall classes when he learned that he no longer had a valid immigration status. The new [...]

Student’s F1 Visa Reinstated After Admin Error2019-10-24T09:45:00-04:00

DWI While Parked in a Driveway – Dismissed

Criminal defense attorney, Patrick Apple, helped a client fight a DWI charge in Greensboro, NC. Our client was charged with a DWI while parked in a driveway. If convicted, our client was facing a minimum sentence of 24 hours in jail, loss of driving privileges, a substantial increase in insurance premiums over the next five [...]

DWI While Parked in a Driveway – Dismissed2019-10-24T09:45:47-04:00

What to Do If You’re Detained by ICE in North Carolina

When it comes to dealing with Immigration Customs Enforcement officers, it's better to be safe than sorry. Being prepared for an ICE raid will help you stay calm throughout the process. Below are our tips for how to prepare and what to do in the event that you're detained by ICE in North Carolina. [...]

What to Do If You’re Detained by ICE in North Carolina2019-11-06T16:13:11-05:00

Get to Know Our 17 Bilingual Staff Members

At Dummit Fradin we believe everyone deserves a fair chance at legal representation. That's why we're proud to say that more than half of our staff is bilingual in English and Spanish. If you need translation or interpreting services, please do not hesitate to ask. At all our locations there are at least two [...]

Get to Know Our 17 Bilingual Staff Members2019-10-24T09:47:18-04:00

Is Cohabitation Before Marriage Illegal in NC?

 Is cohabitation before marriage illegal in NC? Yes, cohabitation before marriage is still technically illegal in North Carolina. North Carolina general statute 14-184 states: "If any man and woman, not being married to each other, shall lewdly and lasciviously associate, bed and cohabit together, they shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor." [...]

Is Cohabitation Before Marriage Illegal in NC?2019-04-26T12:58:29-04:00

Expungement in NC | 9 Common Questions Answered

In North Carolina, it is possible to get your record cleaned by petitioning the court for an expungement. But the act of getting your record cleaned is a bit more complicated than just petitioning the court. Below we answer 9 common questions regarding expungement in NC. What is an expungement? An expungement is when a [...]

Expungement in NC | 9 Common Questions Answered2019-10-24T09:47:34-04:00

3 Warning Signs of a Bad Client-Attorney Relationship

When you hire an attorney, you’re entrusting them with your future. So, you want to make sure they offer you the best representation possible. And while good results do matter, having a sound client-attorney relationship is just as important. Keep reading to learn the three biggest warning signs you’re in a poor client-attorney relationship. 1. [...]

3 Warning Signs of a Bad Client-Attorney Relationship2019-10-24T09:48:08-04:00

Meet Dummit Fradin’s Super Lawyers Of 2019

We're excited to announce a Dummit Fradin attorney has received a Super Lawyers Award for 2019. Congratulations to Jessica Culver! We're beyond proud of your accomplishments and honored that you make part of the Dummit Fradin team. According to Super Lawyers, "Every year, Super Lawyers evaluates lawyers across the country for its annual list of [...]

Meet Dummit Fradin’s Super Lawyers Of 20192019-04-08T12:25:43-04:00
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