Congratulations to Catharine Yen, SKT Attorney and Immigration Section Chair, for being recognized as one of the Top 25 EB-5 Immigration Attorneys in the United States by EB5Investors.com!Read More
President Trump’s Budget Deal With Congress Includes Extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program Through December 8, 2017
The EB-5 Regional Center Program is officially extended until December 8, 2017. With this short-term extension, there are no changes to the EB-5 requirements.
The program is extended through H.R. 601 – Continuing Appropriations Act, which was passed by both the House of Representatives and Senate last week. The President signed the bill into law on September 8, 2017 in order to keep the U.S. government open and funded.
President Donald J. Trump signs H.R. 601 – Continuing Appropriations Act,
Friday, September 8, 2017, at Camp David near Thurmont, MD
Photo Source: www.whitehouse.gov
(Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)
Please note: The fact that the program is extended to December 8, 2017 does not guarantee that the program will remain unchanged until that date. It’s possible that Congress could pass legislation before December that would affect the EB-5 visa category. If you are interested in obtaining an EB-5 visa, please contact the attorneys at SKT for a consultation as to how you should proceed with your case.Read More
SKT Attorney and leading EB-5 expert, Catharine Yen, presented on the Advanced Panel titled: Source of Funds: A Roadmap to 2017. With almost every seat filled in the room, Ms. Yen shared her industry knowledge and experience of filling over 400 EB-5 petitions with a 100% approval rate.
We are proud to announce that Eliot F. Krieger, of Schuchert, Krieger, Truong, Spagnola & Klausner LLP, has been selected to the 2017 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.
Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue-ribbon panel of attorneys with podium status from independently neutral organizations, and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law. Due to the incredible selectivity of the appointment process, only the top one percent of attorneys in the United States are awarded membership in NADC. This elite class of advocates consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation.
Contracts can be long, boring, and very confusing. Understanding the parts of a contract will hopefully help you in any present or future agreements. To start, you should know about the three main components that make up a contract: offer, acceptance, and consideration.
An “offer” constitutes an expression of interest in entering a contract. When an offer is made, it should be understood by both parties that upon acceptance of the terms, the offer is considered binding. For example, an offer can be as simple as a person writing a price on a for sale sign and placing it on their vehicle. Or, it can be complex in that it has many terms, like an employment contract, in which a person must satisfy all terms in the offer through the length of the contract. Importantly, once the offer is accepted, it is binding, no matter how simple or complex the offer is.
Once an offer is made it can be ignored, accepted, specifically rejected or rejected by submitting a counter-offer. As with the acceptance of an offer, the acceptance of a counter-offer creates a binding agreement of that new offer.
“Acceptance” is either a promise, or an act that indicates a person’s will to enter into a contract and be bound by the terms set forth in the offer. Acceptance can be tricky – especially when it is done through an act, such as verbal communication, accepting funds, or even a handshake. However, acceptance is most closely associated with signing a document of the agreed upon terms.
The third and final part of a contact is “consideration.” Consideration is a legal term for exchanging something of value. Whether it be money, products, services, consideration is something of value that each party exchanges. For example, an employee provides his or her time and skill for an employer, who, in exchange, provides compensation. It has long been said, that the exchange of consideration can be as little as a peppercorn seed as its of sufficient value.
While contracts can be extremely lengthy, complicated, and difficult to understand, only these three elements are required for one to be formed and legally binding. For any of your contract needs, both simple and complex, know that the business law attorneys at Sullivan, Krieger, Truong, Spagnola, and Klausner are more than happy to assist you. You can contact us at 1-877-877-1-LAW or fill out the form below to get in touch with us.Read More
President Trump Issues Executive Order Suspending Refugee Admissions and Entry of Green Card/Visa Holders From Particular Countries
President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO), entitled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Entry into the United States, which went into immediate effect upon signing on Friday, January 27, 2017. The EO bars the admission of immigrants and non-immigrants from seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen) for at least 90 days, suspends the U.S. Refugee Admission Program for at least 120 days, and indefinitely suspends the entry of Syrian refugees.
Suspension of Visa Issuance
As previously discussed, the EO suspends the entry of immigrants and non-immigrants who are nationals from certain countries for 90 days. These countries include Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. However, the 90-day entry ban excludes foreign nationals traveling to the United States on diplomatic visas, NATO visas, C-2 visas for travel to the United Nations, and G-1, G-2, and G-4 visas.
The EO further instructs the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Director of National Intelligence, to submit a report to President Trump, within 30 days of the EO, regarding the adequacy of information collected during the visa adjudication process for the purpose of verifying the applicant’s identity. The report shall also include a list of countries not supplying adequate information. After the first 30 days, foreign governments who have not yet provided sufficient information will be given 60 days’ notice to do so. A country’s failure to comply with the request will result in foreign nationals from said country being prohibited entry to the U.S. However, visas may continue to be issued on a case-by-case basis, when in the national interest, to foreign nationals even if their country is listed.
The EO appears to include both individuals born in affected countries and individuals who hold dual nationality with one of those countries. Although dual nationals who present a passport from a non-banned country should not be denied entry, application of the EO across airports in the U.S. have been inconsistent.
With regards to lawful permanent residents (“LPRs”), the Department of Homeland Security has issued a statement asserting that the ban applies to LPRs, but that they would qualify for an exception due to national interest. LPRS from affected countries are consequently not barred from entry unless the U.S. government deems that they pose a national security threat. However, LPRs may still be subject to lengthy questionings and heightened entry procedures at U.S. ports of entry.
Implementing New Standards for Screening
The Secretaries of State and Homeland Security, the Director of National Intelligence, and the Director of the FBI are tasked with implementing a uniform screening standard and procedure to identify individuals seeking to enter the U.S. on a fraudulent basis, with the intent to harm, or who are at risk of causing harm. The new screening program will include the following:
- A database of identity documents to ensure that duplicate documents are not produced by multiple applicants;
- Application forms with amended questions aimed at identifying fraudulent answers and malicious intent;
- A mechanism to ensure the identity of the applicant;
- A process to evaluate whether the applicant will be a positively contributing member of society; and
- A mechanism to ascertain whether the applicant has the intent to commit criminal or terrorist acts after admission.
Suspension of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program
President Trump is suspending the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) for 120 days while a review and modification of the refugee screening process takes place. After said 120 days, USRAP admissions will resume only for countries with sufficient safeguards against threats to the safety and welfare of the U.S. The Secretaries of Homeland Security and State may admit individuals on a case-by-case basis, if it is in the national interest, or when the person is already in transit and denying admission would cause undue hardship. Refugee claims made by individuals based on religious persecution (if the religion is a minority religion in the country of nationality) are deemed to be of national interest and will receive priority once USRAP is continued. Once admissions are permissible, the number of admissions shall not exceed 50,000 in fiscal year 2017.
Entry of Syrian refugees is suspended until President Trump determines that sufficient changes have been made to USRAP.
The EO includes additional provisions related to the entry of foreign nations into the U.S., including the following:
- All travelers to the U.S. will be required to provide biometric data upon entry and exit from the U.S. (as opposed to current entry-only requirements). Three reports shall be submitted within the first year of the EO, and a report shall be submitted every 180 days until the system is completed and operational;
- The Visa Interview Waiver Program shall be immediately suspended, and all individuals seeking nonimmigrant visas will be required to undergo in-person interviews;
- The Secretary of State shall review all non-immigrant visa reciprocity agreements;
- Data regarding the number of foreign-born individuals in the U.S. who have been charged, convicted, or removed from the U.S. based on terrorism-related activities or gender-based acts of violence will be collected and made publicly available every 180 days.
The experienced immigration attorneys at Sullivan, Krieger, Truong, Spagnola, and Klausner will be monitoring the situation closely and will provide updates accordingly.[av_hr class=’default’ height=’50’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’] [gravityform id=”1″ title=”true” description=”true”] Read More
Nathaniel Rudd didn’t know that he was going to be a father until the woman he had dated exactly nine months prior called to notify him from the hospital.
The very next day, Nathaniel, 31 drove to the hospital to hold his baby son, Peter, for the first time. He soon after learned from a social worker that Peter’s mother wouldn’t be able to take him home. Nathaniel immediately began petitioning for custody.
Before taking a mandatory drug test, Nathaniel explained that he uses cannabis, with a doctor’s recommendation, to treat pain from a car accident that he had been in years prior. The drug test came back inconclusive, since he had not medicated in several days.
When Nathaniel went to court a few days later, he learned that the damage had already been done.
“They told me I was cognitively unable to care for my child because of medical marijuana use,” Rudd said.
Peter was placed in foster care in September of 2015 and Nathaniel has been fighting to bring him home ever since.
Nathaniel Rudd and his new fiancée are among hundreds of families who are estimated to be facing custody issues in California over medical marijuana use. These families all got a glimmer of hope on Nov. 8, when California voters approved Proposition 64. Under the new law, California courts can no longer rescind or restrict a parent’s custodial rights solely because they have recommendations for medical marijuana unless there’s a clear threat or evidence of harm as a result of marijuana use.
In Nathaniel’s case, he says that there was never an opportunity for him to demonstrate his care for his son Peter, or for authorities to observe any signs of substance abuse. There was only his own acknowledgement that he was a medical marijuana patient.
Nathaniel pointed out that he had been medicating with marijuana heavy in CBD (the non-psychoactive component of cannabis, primarily used to manage pain and treat cancer patients) This type of cannabis has almost no THC (the main compound that makes consumers high).
Nathaniel insists that he wasn’t ever impaired by his treatment and that he didn’t ever plan to use cannabis around his son. He volunteered to quit using medical marijuana entirely and submit to regular drug testing. Still, to date, he has been unable to gain custody of his son, Peter.
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We often have grandparents come through our double doors asking us this very question. The answer, as it usually is in law, it depends.
To best understand why “it depends”, you need to look at your case the same way the Court will. The Court, in coming to its conclusion looks directly to Family Code Section 3104. What this Section does is nothing more than simply tell the court what to follow. The court uses Family Code Section 3104 to compare your case against it and ultimately, tell the court if the grandparent has any visitation rights. Therefore, we need to analyze Section 3104 and compare and contrast it with your case.
Since we cannot compare and contrast your individual case with this Section over a blog for you, we will do the next best thing, which is break down the law.
Here, we will simplify the process for you by breaking down the important parts of this Section. In the end, hopefully you will be able determine on your own or with the help of our firm, Sullivan, Krieger, Truong, Spagnola & Klausner if you have visitation rights as a grandparent.
Family Code Section 3104 begins by describing that the Court cannot grant grandparent visitation unless two conditions are met at the outset. The court must find 1) that there is a preexisting relationship between the grandparent and child that is best interest of the child and 2) the court must balance the interest of the child having visitation with the grandparent against the right of the parents to exercise their authority. Essentially, if the court can find that there is a good preexisting relationship with the grandparents and the visitation is not hindering the ability of the parent to parent then the court can move forward.
Next, the Section states, that a petition by the grandparent cannot be filed while the parents are married unless any of the following six fact intensive scenarios arise: 1) The parents are currently living separately and apart on a permanent or indefinite basis, 2) one of the parents has been absent for more than one month without the other spouse knowing the whereabouts of the absent spouse, 3) one of the parents joins the petition with the grandparents, 4) the child is not residing with either parent, 5) the child has been adopted by a stepparent, and 6) which was recently amended in January 2015, one of the parents is incarcerated or involuntarily institutionalized.
Here, we can finally take a deep breath and determine the answer to the initial question posed above, which is yes. As it turns out, grandparents do have visitation rights, but very limited ones. If the grandparent’s case does not fall into one of the six instances above, they likely do not have any visitation rights. The reasons is, the California Legislature tends to view, and rightfully so, that the parent is in control of the child’s life.
If the stubborn grandparent refuses to believe the California Legislature thinks the parents are in charge, the rest of the Section will clearly convey them that they are.
Section 3401 continues to read, even if the grandparent has been granted visitation by the court, at any time, if there is a change in circumstances and none of the six scenarios exist, the parents may terminate the grandparental visitation and the court will approve it. Also, there is a rebuttable presumption that the visitation of a grandparent is not in the best interest of a minor child if the parents agree that the grandparent should not be given visitation rights. Even further, parents can object to visitation, visitation cannot conflict with custody or visitation with a birth parent and it cannot change the basis for the change in the residence of the child.
As a result, it is abundantly clear that under Family Code Section 3401 the California Legislature wants the parents to have priority over their child’s life, with the exception of six circumstances. Therefore, grandparents, if you want visitation rights as applied to this Section, you must be able to analogize those six scenarios to your case and meet the aforementioned requirements before it.
So grandparents, do you have a right to visitation with your grandchild? It depends, doesn’t it? Where do your facts take you?
If you have any questions regarding this or any other Family Law topics, do not hesitate to contact our offices at 1-877-877-1-LAW or reach us at www.sullivankrieger.com. We would be glad to help you.Read More
There are few things in a divorce proceeding that are as important as the Income and Expense Declaration (aka form FL-150). This form is the focal point for each party’s argument for or against support orders or request for attorney fees. This form also happens to be the epicenter of all things financial for the party filling it out. It is very important that you do it completely and you do it right. This blog will better inform you of the importance of this document and how to correctly fill it out. We will take you step by step through each section of this four page document so you are not later penalized for any mistakes made.
The first and most important thing to understand when filing out this form is that all the information you include is signed under the penalty of perjury. It is of the utmost importance that you are honest and forthcoming. Full and accurate disclosures on this document could lead the Court to view you as straightforward and truthful, which could benefit you later in their ruling. Also, it will give the opposing counsel less ammunition when they later cross-examine you. Therefore, step one: be honest; it is truly in your best interest.
When reading this blog, if you could, have your copy or a blank copy in front of you. This will make much more sense if you do.
The first real task in completing this form is filing out your employment information. Simple enough, right? Mention who you work for, where it is you work, what you do, how long you have worked there and how much you get paid: If you have more than one job, list the second on an attachment. The reason this is important is clear, the Court needs to know what you make and how steady your income is to determine what you can afford or need as related to support, either child or spousal.
Age and Education
Next, you will need to let the Court know about your age, educational history which includes degrees and certificates. The reason this is pertinent is, if you were to become unemployed or you are not working, the Court can figure with your education and experience what your income would be and/or should be.
The next step is to fill out your tax information and how you last filed your taxes, where you filed them and how many exemptions you claimed. This information is relevant so the Court and opposing counsel can see if your tax status will change, which would in turn make your support different. This information is also necessary for the Court to plug into the Dissomaster program to determine support.
Other Party’s Income
The last step in filling out the first page of this document is estimating the other party’s gross monthly income and how you are estimating that amount. The reason this is asked is to see if there is a large disparity from one assessment to the other. If there is, perhaps one party is not telling the truth. In addition, if the other party has notice of your request and fails to respond, the Court may be able to use your estimate.
Oh, and don’t forget to sign at the bottom under that pesky penalty of perjury that we discussed earlier.
On the second page you will have to further discuss in detail, your income in all facets, deductions and assets. Don’t forget, you need to provide copies of your pay stubs for the last two months, proof of any other income and your latest federal tax return.
When providing information regarding your gross income be sure to be accurate and honest, always keep in the back of your mind what opposing counsel will say. You will inevitably have to get on the stand and explain what you wrote. Error on the side of caution and disclose any and all of the information the form is requesting of you. Do the same with your investment income, income from self-employment, and after business expenses for all your businesses.
This section is important for both opposing counsel and the Court to better understand your net income and any additional expenses associated with your work. Filling this out correctly could, in turn, save you on support fees.
In order to determine what you can afford, as far as support, it would make sense that you would have to provide any additional assets that were not previously disclosed. This helps determine your net worth.
The third page seems to be the most challenging for many people and by challenging; I mean they fudge the numbers. This page requires disclosure of the people who live with them, their average monthly expenses, installment payments, debts and attorney fees paid.
Who lives with you
The first section on this page, disclosing who lives with the party, is straightforward and not very complicated.
Average Monthly Expenses
However, many people fail to disclose the truth when it comes to their average monthly expenses. Many state that their total monthly expenses exceed their income and they have no debt. As a result, it would seem that they are intentionally minimizing their income, their expenses, or their debt. It is very important to take the time to actually figure what your average monthly expenses are and disclose them as accurately as possible.
Installment Payments and debts not listed
Again, this is another section that people tend to fudge. Be sure to list all the payments you have, including; credit cards, televisions, couches, cars, etc. Be sure to include ALL your debts. Don’t fudge or hide these figures, it is fairly easy to determine if you are telling the truth or not.
If you have any confusion in filling out this section ask your attorney whichever applies to you. The attorney will have on record all the answers to these questions. The only thing they will not know is what the source of your money is, you are the only one that has the answer to that.
Page four only applies if you are requesting child support. Therefore, you probably only need to fill out this page out if your case involves child support. This page is very straight forward, simply disclose how many children you have, the percent of time you spend with them or their schedule.
Also, include in the next section the children’s health care expenses including their insurance and costs. Further, include any additional expenses which are listed.
Next, provide any special hardships for the court to consider. These hardships tend to be significant and you are not likely to forget about them. Be sure to include it though.
Last, take advantage of the form by providing any additional information you want the Court to take into consideration not already covered. It could prove to be very beneficial for you but, make sure it is relevant.
As advised at the beginning of this blog, be honest. Always consider that you could be questioned about this form by opposing counsel on cross examination. And remember, if it is found you are lying you will be punished. Your punishment may not be jail time but it could be sanctions or higher support fees. So, be mindful and be honest, that is the key.
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This blog is aimed at tackling one of Family Law’s most complicated and asked about areas of law, spousal support. As any Family Law attorney can attest to, when fielding a potential new client phone call or consultation, one of the first questions inevitably asked is about this very topic.
As you can imagine, everyone wants to know about their finances and what they may look like upon getting a divorce. It is perfectly understandable for anyone to inquire about their financial future when they are on the cusps of dividing everything by two, and possibly receiving or giving support to or from the other spouse. Naturally, you will want to know how much support you will receive or how much support you will have to give and for how long. We understand this process can be terrifying; your financial future is in flux! We get it. You want answers and we have them, well… sort of, we have the factors, which is as close as we can get and what will be discussed below, in part.
To best understand this process and lay the proper foundation, we are going to walk you through, from the beginning to the end. Our hope is that by the end of this blog, you will know exactly what to anticipate in moving forward through your divorce. And if you are already going through your divorce, you can gain additional information and a better understanding of spousal support.
To begin, a divorce is initiated by the following process: petitioner files, the respondent responds, and the parties exchange schedules of assets and debts, income and expense forms and declarations. After all of that is completed the parties can then, with all of this information, take on the property and financial aspects of the marriage, which includes spousal support.
The first thing you should know about spousal support is that there are two phases of it. The first is temporary and the second, you guessed it, is permanent. The courts, as you might not expect, deal with these two phases differently.
Temporary Spousal Support
Temporary spousal support is just that, it is temporary. It is primarily used to hold over the parties until the permanent order is set. Usually, the amount of support can be ascertained by the parties’ attorneys on a program called the Dissomaster, which is the same program used to determine child support.
What the attorneys do is they take the pertinent information from your schedule of assets and debts, tax returns and income and expense forms and input it to the Dissomaster program. The program asks for other information like the filing status of the parties, income, health insurance premiums, property tax and interest expenses, union dues and mandatory retirement. After inputting all of the pertinent information into the Dissomaster, it will run a calculation and determine how much the supporting spouse owes the supported spouse. Let it be known that the amount that the Dissomaster provides is presumptively correct; however, it can be negotiated by the parties, and/or rebutted to be incorrect and changed, with the Court.
Permanent Spousal Support
Permanent spousal support is dealt with much differently than temporary spousal support and rightfully so. The attorneys and Courts rely on California Family Code Section 4320 to get a permanent solution to your spousal support issues. Since this Code is so long, we took the liberty of breaking it down piece by piece for you into bite size answers you can reasonably swallow. The court will consider all of the following circumstances:
(A) At the outset of this Code, the legislature’s intent is for the Court to try and maintain the marital standard of living for both parties. If the parties earning capacity is sufficient, they will. However, the Court takes into consideration all of the following:
(1) The marketable skills of the supported party; the job market for those skills; the time required for the supported party to acquire the appropriate education or training to develop those skills; and the possible need for retraining or education to acquire other, more marketable skills or employment. Essentially, the Court is to consider the skills and market for those skills of the supported party and how quickly they will be able to find employment. The Court will usually give the supported spouse a reasonable amount of time to attempt to get back on their feet and make a living from themselves. (I.E. (L))
(2) The extent to which the supported party’s present or future earning capacity is impaired by periods of unemployment that were incurred during the marriage to permit the supported party to devote time to domestic duties. The Court will take into consideration a spouses earning capacity that was affected by performing domestic duties (for the family) instead of pursuing their money making career, and allow the supported party some time to get back in the job market.
(B) The extent to which the supported party contributed to the attainment of an education, training, a career position, or a license of the supporting party. For example, if one spouse was to financially help the other spouse pay for Law or Medical school and attain a position as a Lawyer or Doctor. Contributions can be made with money for tuition, supplies, as well as time and effort taking care of the family while the other party attends school.
(C) The ability of the supporting party to pay spousal support taking into account the supporting party’s earning capacity, earned and unearned income, assets and standard of living. Here, the court takes into consideration all of the supporting spouses income and assets to determine what they can truly afford.
(D) The needs of each party based on the standard of living during the marriage. The Court views closely, based on the all-important marital standard of living what each party really needs.
(E) The obligations and assets, including the separate property of each party. The Court again, looks at all assets and debts of each party and assesses what each party can afford and owes.
(F) The duration of the marriage. The duration of the marriage is very important because it is either long term or short term. A short term marriage is considered less than 10 years and a long term marriage is 10 years or greater. If a marriage is a short term marriage you are generally presumed to get spousal support for half the time of your marriage. If the marriage is a long term marriage the supported spouse gets spousal support until death, remarriage of the supported spouse.
(H) The age and health of the parties. The Court will consider the age and health of the parties for a prospective outlook on what they will be able to afford given their immediate expected life span and expenses to be incurred as a result.
(I) The history of Domestic Violence between the parties on a child or one another. Obviously, the Court frowns upon this type of behavior and it can lessen or increase the amount of spousal support as a result of this type of behavior.
(J) The immediate and specific tax consequence of each party. Inevitably one party will be taxed and the other will be able to deduct support as an expense as a result of providing spousal support. Therefore, the consequences of the tax ramifications will be considered.
(K) The balance of the hardships to each party. The Court will consider the hardships each party has during marriage and will face after marriage in setting spousal support.
(L) The goal that the supported party shall be self-supporting within a reasonable period of time. Except in the case of a marriage of long duration (10 years), a “reasonable period of time” for purposes of this section generally shall be on-half the length of the marriage. However, nothing in this section is intended to limit the court’s discretion to order support for greater or lesser length of time, based on any of the other factors listed in this section, and the circumstances of the parties.
(M) The criminal conviction of an abusive spouse shall be considered in making a reduction or elimination of spousal support award. Please keep in mind that this section requires a criminal conviction. A spouse still may receive support in a civil domestic violence matter even if that spouse committed domestic violence because it is not a criminal conviction.
(N) Any other factors the court determines are just and equitable. The Court is allowed to factor in anything else that it deems is fair and just, the legislature was sure to give the Court ultimate discretion.
Last, it is important to understand that even permanent spousal support dictated by California Family Code Section 4320 is not permanent. If after your judgment, circumstances have significantly changed, then you may be able to modify your spousal support to a greater or lesser number. However, be reminded that the Court again will take into consideration the same factors listed above.
If you have any questions regarding this Sullivan, Krieger, Truong, Spagnola & Klausner blog do not hesitate to call and inquire further, we would be glad to assist you. You can reach our offices at 1-877-877-1-LAW or at www.sullivankrieger.com