I want to divorce my wife, we have been married for less then 2yrs, I have my conditional green card (valid for 2yrs)?

The lawyers I met want to charge me an arm and leg, and most of them only deal with the divorce or immigration situation so I'd need to get 2 lawyers?????

Franklin Square, NY -

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Jayson Lutzky

Jayson Lutzky

Divorce / Separation Lawyer - Bronx, NY
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You can retain separate lawyers to represent you in each case. One for divorce and one for immigration. Some lawyers handle both types of cases.

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Anu Gupta

Anu Gupta

Immigration Attorney - Boston, MA
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If you get a divorce, it will negatively impact your green card, when you file to remove conditions- this will increase the costs quite a bit.

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J Charles Ferrari

J Charles Ferrari

Immigration Attorney - Los Angeles, CA
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Yes, unless you know what the requirements and procedures for divorce and waiving the requirement for the joint petition to remove conditions on your card are.

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Charles Richard Conroy

Charles Richard Conroy

Immigration Attorney - New York, NY
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I'll charge you an arm and a leg, and have you lop off your left ear for good measure.

Pay good money for a good lawyer, or go with a "cheap" lawyer and take your chances with your future.

Good luck.

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Cory J. Rosenbaum

Cory J. Rosenbaum

General Practice Lawyer - New York, NY
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No. You do not need 2 lawyers. You need one lawyer with experience in both areas. It may not be easy to find. While I have not been in the immigration court in many years , I have won asylum and had other successes in immigration area and also represent people in divorce cases. You need to meet with lawyers and find someone you can trust, afford and that has experience handling your issues.

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Karen-Lee Pollak

Karen-Lee Pollak

Immigration Attorney - Dallas, TX
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Not sure what your question is. Most immigration attorneys do not also do immigration law and visa versa

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Evelyne M Hart

Evelyne M Hart

Immigration Attorney - Fullerton, CA
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You will need two lawyers. The best lawyers only deal with one type of law.

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