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Fair Appeal in Immigration Court

Appeal in Immigration Court

Always preserve your right to a fair appeal in Immigration Court.  Many clients have done an appeal on faulty decisions by immigration judges that wrongly decided the clients’ protections or relief. There are different appellate processes that immigrants must go through. These particular processes depend on the nature of the immigrant’s petition or application, whether the person has a valid immigration status, and whether that immigrant is detained in an immigration detention facility. Allow the attorneys at Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A., to assist you in your immigration court case so that you preserve your rights to due process and get a fair...

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Consumer Law In 2021: A Look Ahead

Consumer Law 2021

The lawyers of Chhabra Gibbs & Herrington PLLC spend each day fighting for the rights of consumers, and we look forward to continuing the fight in 2021. We are proud supporters of the efforts of organizations such as the National Consumer Law Center. Below are just some of the goals NCLC will be working on in 2021 – and Chhabra Gibbs & Herrington PLLC shares these goals. To see NCLC’s complete agenda, click here. Always remember, if you believe you have a case involving any of these subjects, give us a call for a free consultation. ACCESS TO JUSTICE: Restore our Day...

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I Was in a Car Wreck in Mississippi and the Accident Report is Wrong. What Can I Do?

Report - Car Accident

We see people quite often who are concerned that a car accident report or Mississippi crash report is wrong. We have heard many explanations like the officer wouldn’t listen, the officer knew the other person and was friends with them, or even that the officer didn’t talk to you. So, what can you do when the accident report is wrong? First, it is important to note that accident reports are not usually admissible in court, so what the report says should not matter. But it is unrealistic to just disregard a wrong accident report because insurance companies will throw them in...

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New FDCPA Rule on Debt Collector Contact

Debt FDCPA

Recently, A new final rule was announced on certain provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), a federal law that provides limitations on what debt collectors can do when collecting certain types of debt. The new rule clarifies ways in which debt collectors can communicate with consumers and what types of collection practices are a violation of the FDCPA. Effective one year after the date of publication in the Federal Register, the rule finalizes major parts of a proposal we initially issued in 2019. Although it won’t go into effect until 2021, the FDCPA still prohibits debt collectors from,...

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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

Many migrant children enter our country unlawfully each year, some alone and some with a single parent.  Our government has created a pathway to status in the U.S. for these “unaccompanied” minors called Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.  Depending on the state the child resides in, the guardian of the child can seek custody, guardianship, or the equivalent. Upon the granting of a State Order for Custody or Guardianship, the child will be eligible to file for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.  Once this status is granted the child is eligible for a green card as soon as a visa becomes available...

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Doctor Appointment Attendance is Important to an Injury Case

Attendance with your doctor

One of the best ways to ensure you get adequate and fair compensation for your injury in Mississippi is to make sure you receive medical treatment and do so in a timely manner. Documentation matters and attendance matters. The reasons that appointment attendance is important is that it can help paint a clearer picture about your injury, it may help speed up the process of your claim, and it may help you receive benefits if you are taken off of work by a doctor. On the contrary missed appointments can cause detrimental impact to your health or injury, can cause...

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Getting a Quick Response From My Mississippi Personal Injury Lawyer’s Office

Response by text

Technology has advanced at a rapid pace for decades. When injured on the job, or as result of a car accident or personal injury in Mississippi, look for a lawyer that can provide clients with fast communication and aggressive representation. Our firm uses a texting platform to expand our ways of reaching out to clients and to improve the client’s ability to reach us and get a quick response. This can speed up our communications with clients in 3 ways. 1. Quick response 24/7: Our incoming line for Chhabra and Gibbs, 601-948-8005 is now a call and text line. If you call...

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Is the Insurance Company Trying to Delay My Personal Injury Claim?

Delay insurance claim

The personal injury attorneys at Chhabra & Gibbs, PA have represented thousands of injured clients in Mississippi due to motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, work related injuries, and other types of injuries due to another party's negligence. We often see insurance adjusters that are assigned to an injury claim, using common delay tactics when evaluating the claim. Often, the insurance adjusters are simply overloaded with claims and then many claims are put on the back burner. Before an adjuster can start negotiating your claim, they more than likely have several superiors evaluating and making the final decisions. When your personal...

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How Can I Get the Most Money From my Car Wreck

Most Money for Car Wreck

How to get the most money from your car wreck in Mississippi, Louisiana, Colorado, Tennessee or Alabama? This might seem like a strange list of states to include in the question, but these are all the states where our personal injury lawyers are currently licensed and are able to help people with legal issues.   When it comes to a car wreck there are common things that drive the value and make it possible to get the most money.  They are listed here in no particular order of importance:   Fault - the easier the fault is to prove the more likely it...

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Assistance With a Positive Credible Fear Determination

Credible Fear Determination

Has your loved one been wasting away in a federal detention center while attempting to get a  positive credible fear determination?  Allow Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. Immigration Team, to assist in helping secure a re-interview or a positive credible fear determination for your loved one.  As of June 30, 2020, the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. ruled that these interviews should be determined by a “significant possibility” standard instead of the old “reasonable fear” standard. CG Immigration Team of Chhabra & Gibbs, P.A. offers an array of  legal services for clients in the Mississippi area such as adjustment of status, citizenship, green card, work...

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