Citizenship – Be a Smart Buyer

Citizenship – Be a Smart Buyer


Be a Smart Buyer! Selecting a good legal provider is a lot like
buying a car but it’s even more important! You’ll want to shop smart! Before you select an attorney or other legal
provider, it’s important to “look under the hood”, kind of like when you buy a car. As part of the “shopping process,” there are
many things you can do to select the best possible legal help: First, find a qualified
legal services provider. Someone who is “qualified” has the appropriate
license to help you. Second, you should always ask questions when
you talk with a legal service provider. And you should always talk to 2 or more legal
service providers to make sure you’re getting the best quality legal help at the best price. When you buy a new car, you would never just
buy the first one you see, would you? You’ll want to shop, check, and compare. Be sure to check each provider’s license. You should ask if the helper is an attorney
or accredited representative. Accredited representatives can give legal
advice on some immigration issues, and they can help with citizenship forms. Most accredited representatives can’t go to
court. Always get a second or third opinion before
you decide who to hire. And don’t use anyone who doesn’t follow the
rules explained in this video. You should compare providers before you pay
someone to represent you. Look for a provider who will answer your questions
and tell you your options. Do not hire or pay anyone who says “trust
me,” without answering your questions. Don’t hire anyone who guarantees that you
will win your case. And don’t hire anyone who promises you a work
permit or visa right away without explaining how you qualify. Remember, almost all immigration processes
take time! Who can provide you with legal help, as you
try to become a U.S. citizen? There are two main types of providers who
can help you fill out forms and collect documents for your case. They are lawyers and non-profit agencies with
accredited representatives. How can you tell if a lawyer is qualified? You should look for a lawyer who specializes
in immigration law. Ask the lawyer for his or her state bar number. Each state’s bar keeps a list of licensed
lawyers. Contact your state’s bar website to make sure
that the person is licensed. If you need help finding your state’s bar,
you can ask a librarian. Is the accredited representative qualified? It is important to make sure that your accredited
representative is qualified or authorized to help you. Visit the U.S. Department of Justice website
to make sure the representative is on the list. Do not use a helper who is not on this list! Warning! Do not hire anyone who advertises as a notario. In the United States, notarios are not lawyers! The person you hire must be honest. If the person pretends to be a lawyer, you
should walk away!

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