Divorce can be a complicated and difficult process since it necessarily involves determination of child custody and division of property. One additional factor that can impact the divorce is when one or both parents are foreign nationals rather than U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
United States immigration law distinguishes between "immigrants" and "non-immigrants". An immigrant is someone who is coming to the United State with the intention of residing in the United States indefinitely.
Each year, thousands and thousands of lawful permanent residents choose to become citizens of the United States through the process known as "naturalization". Gaining U.S. citizenship carries significant benefits, and in most cases is strongly recommended.
People often wonder why family members, financial advisors and lawyers recommend having a Will as part of a complete estate plan. Today's blog will address some of the benefits of having a Last Will and Testament.