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Thomas James Geygan

Thomas Geygan’s Legal Guides

12 total


  • Are Income Taxes Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

    Many people ask the question, "Are income taxes dischargeable in bankruptcy?" The answer is yes, in limited circumstances. This guide covers what these circumstances are, which kinds of taxes can be discharged, and how to go about doing so.

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  • What is a Green Card?

    If you're like most people, you've heard the term "green card," but aren't sure what it actually means. This guide explains what a green card is, what its benefits are, how to get one, and who oversees the rules governing them.

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  • Will Filing Bankruptcy Stop My Wage Garnishments?

    If you're like most people, having your paycheck garnished is a stressful and even, embarrassing, experience. Often, garnishment puts people behind in paying for important living expenses such as rent, mortgage, and car payments. In most cases, filing bankruptcy will stop wage ...

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  • Can a Widow(er) Apply for Adjustment of Status (Green Card)?

    If you are the widow of a United States citizen, residing in the United States, and wish to become a permanent resident, you may apply for an "Adjustment of Status." This process is commonly known as getting your "Green Card" . . .

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  • When do I get Relief from Creditor Harassment?

    The first question we are often asked is, "When do I get relief from creditor harassment?" As you likely already know, creditors call and aggressively continue to call. They call you at home and at work and often they call your work associates, family, friends, and neighbors. ...

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  • What are My Rights in Immigration Court

    You need to know your rights in immigration court. Immigration court is a full-fledged court room with a judge, prosecutors, evidence, and witnesses. If you lose your case, the penalty is great: banishment from the United States, separation from your family, and perhaps even d...

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  • 3 Tips to Working with an Immigration Attorney

    The results of your immigration case are incredibly important. Your case may determine whether you or a loved one is allowed to enter, stay, or work in the United States. It may determine whether you are together with your loved ones, or split apart. Or, it may determine whether ...

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  • Top 10 Mistakes People Make When Applying for a Green Card

    Filing for adjustment of status, a.k.a. applying for a green card, isn't as simple as it seems. This guide covers the mistakes people often make when applying.

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  • I-601A Provisional Waiver

    The Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver, know as form I-601A, allows persons to stay in the United States with their spouses, parents, or children. Before March of 2013, this happened through the U.S

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  • Get a green card for your husband

    If you are a U.S. citizen, you are allowed to bring members of your immediate family to live permanently in the United States. There are a number of steps to this process, but your family members do n

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