In this article, we discuss the process of changing gender on an Illinois birth certificate and answer the following questions: how Do I Change The Sex Designation On My Illinois Birth Certificate?, what Kind of Licensed Health Professional Can Sign The Declaration?, what If I Also Want To Change My Name On My Birth Certificate?, and how Do I Change The Gender Marker On My Illinois ID?
In this article, we answer the question, “If one parent is a U.S. citizen and the other is not, can the child claim U.S. citizenship by blood?”. We cover the following topics about claiming U.S. citizenship: Acquisition of U.S. Citizenship By Being Born To U.S. Citizen Parents, Child Born Abroad In Wedlock To A U.S. Citizen And An Alien, Child Born Abroad Out-Of-Wedlock To Two U.S. Citizens, Child Born Abroad Out-Of-Wedlock To A U.S. Citizen Father And Alien Mother, Derivative U.S. Citizenship For Adults, and Obtaining U.S. Citizenship After Parent Naturalizes.
In this article, we discuss the Illinois law affecting urgent and immediate necessity to remove a child from the household, based on allegations of abuse. We will answer the following questions: where does the burden of proof lie?, what defenses or alternatives to removing the child are available?, how does paternity affect visits and placement?, what happens if the court rules temporary custody is necessary?, and should the child always be placed with family first?
In this article, we will discuss immigrant and non-Immigrant visa petitions and answer the following questions: what is an immigrant visa?, what are the various categories of immigrant visas?, what is a non-immigrant visa?, and what are the most common non-immigrant visa categories?
In this article, we discuss the benefits of decanting a trust and answer the following questions: what does it mean to decant a trust?, who has the power to decant a trust?, are there limitations on decanting a trust in Illinois?, and what are some good reasons to decant a trust?
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