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James Leo Betzold

Immigration Attorney at Holland, MI

4.6   22 reviews

also known as James Betzold

  • Licensed for 14 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2009
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

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Practice area
  1. Immigration
    100%
    Family Petitions, Asylum, Waivers, Consular Processing, Citizenship, Fiancee Visas and Removal (Deportation Defense)

    15 years

Focused on Immigration Law, I have helped thousands of individuals with their immigration needs including family petitions, deportation defense, asylum and other matters.  

I especially enjoy helping reunite families in the United States.  I have offices in Holland, MI and in Grand Rapids, MI to meet the needs of my clients and I have a very helpful staff of professionals who work hard to serve our clients with passion and care.

 

Enfocada en la Ley de Inmigración, he ayudado a miles de personas con sus necesidades de inmigración, incluyendo peticiones familiares, defensa de deportación, asilo y otros asuntos.

Me gusta especialmente ayudar a reunir a las familias en los Estados Unidos. Tengo oficinas en Holland, MI y en Grand Rapids, MI para satisfacer las necesidades de mis clientes y tengo un personal muy útil de profesionales que trabajan duro para servir a nuestros clientes con pasión y cuidado. 

 

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Location

Betzold Law PLC
603 E 16th St
Holland, MI, 49423-3794

Reviews

4.6 / 5.0
  22 customer reviews
Posted by Omar | May 1, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Imigrasion
Uno de Los mejores abogados en imigrasion desde el principio asta el final, tambien Las muchachas que estan en la oficina son total mente profecionales se Los rrecomiendo 100%
Posted by Raymundo | November 17, 2018
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| Consulted Attorney
Buen Abogando
Muy buen abogado. Me ayudo con estatus immigratoria. Doy gracias a el por su trabajo en ayudarme con mi problema. Ya estoy con mi familia, Y lo recomiendo para muchas personas quien tambien necesitan ayuda.
Posted by Maria Sanchez | February 12, 2018
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Muy recomendado
Estoy muy satisfecha con el trabajo del abogado, una atención muy amable, mi proceso fui muy satisfactorio y la inmigración tomo el tiempo de proceso que el abogado me dijo que podría tomar. Lo recomiendo mucho es una persona muy capacitada, honesto y preocupado por sus clientes.
Posted by Isidro | December 13, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Best immigration lawyer I know
Going with Mr. Betzold was definitely the right choice, I had 3 complex cases to deal with and when other lawyers said it wasn't possible Betzold made it possible, his knowledge of current laws is far superior than other lawyers in the area and his personnel is really friendly and knowledgeable as well, Betzold and his team took care of me like a friend, it was a life changing experience, all I can say is Thank You. Ir con Mr. Betzold definitivamente fue la decisión correcta, yo tenía 3 asuntos complejos que tratar y cuando otros abogados dijeron que no era posible Betzold lo hizo posible, su conocimiento sobre leyes actuales es mucho más superior a otros abogados en la zona y su personal es muy amigable y al igual con un vasto conocimiento, Betzold y su equipo me trataron cómo a un amigo, fue una experiencia que cambio mi vida. Todo lo que puedo decir es Gracias.
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Posted by MARCO | December 7, 2017
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RECOMIENDO A BETZOLD LAW
Desde la primera vez que fuimos aver al abogado James mi esposa y yo supimos q era el indicado Que nos ayudaria con mi caso de inmigración Muy amables todo su equipo y profesionales Siempre al pendiente d nuestro caso y nos respondian todas nuestras dudas rápidamente Y ya gracias a dios y a Betzold law en menos d 2 años obtuve mi residencia paso a paso siempre estuvieron al pendiente yo se los recomiendo por experiencia mi esposa y yo estamos muy satisfechos con su trabajo GRACIAS ABOGADO JAMES LEO BETZOLD GRACIAS FERNANDA NARVAEZ y atodo el equipo ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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Posted by Jessica | November 7, 2017
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One of the best immgration attorney
Was a great attorney well organized i am very pleased with services. All of his secertary was awesome. I wouldnt reccomed any other attorney
Posted by anonymous | November 6, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Lawyer and great office staff!
Our first meeting with Mr. Betzold was great. He paid close attention to the details in our case and explained step by step how the process works, gave us a time frame for everything and that's exactly how everything turned out. Now I have my permanent residence card, and I couldn't be happier with his honesty, and desire to help his clients. His office staff excelled my expectations!! I have to say that I am very thankful for every phone call and email returned on a timely manner. Fernanda is such a great and patient person, always explained everything thoroughly and helped us so much through this process. For a long time I searched for an honest and trustworthy immigration lawyer and I am so glad I chose Mr. Betzold to take my case. If you are looking for an honest lawyer to take your case, look no further!! I can assure you his major interest is to help you! Thank you Mr. James Betzold!
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Posted by Cesar Perez | October 20, 2017
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Recognotion
My highest recognition yo lawyer James Leo Betzoald. He has a great interest in helping people and above all that his fees are very low cost. It explains everething in detail about your case and the times it takes do the paperwork. All the staff that are part of the firm are very attentive since you arrive at their offices and especially they speak in spanish. I highly recommend it whitout any hesitation. Mi más alto reconocimiento al abogado James Leo Betzoald. Tiene un gran interés por ayudar a las personas y sobre todo que sus honorarios son de muy bajo costo. Te explica todo detalladamente acerca de tu caso y los tiempos que le lleva realizar los trámites. Todo el staff que forman parte de la firma son muy atentos desde que llegas a sus oficinas y sobre todo que hablan español. Lo recomiendo muy ampliamente sin lugar a duda.
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Posted by Miriam | April 6, 2017
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Friendly, efficient and successful !
It was a great pleasure to have James Betzold and his office staff by my side helping me to get my Permanent Residency / Green Card recently. Even though I had to face quite a few set backs and complications because of my personal circumstances, James was able to get me my Green Card in less than a year. I was very happy with the professional and friendly service!
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Response from James Betzold April 7, 2017
Thank you so much for your kind words. We love what we do and enjoy making a difference in client's lives.
Posted by Jorge | April 1, 2017
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Excelente Abogado
Muy buen servicio, muy profesionales, los recomiendo al 100%. Solucione mi problema sin inconvenientes y todo el tiempo estaba informado de que pasaba con mi caso.
Posted by Fer | March 30, 2017
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Honest and Quick
He helped me file a family petition and I was pretty happy on the timing to fill out the forms, great lawyer and great staff
Posted by Jose | March 30, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Great service
Thanks to him I now have legal employment authorization, I really recommend betzold law
Posted by Maria Gutierrez | March 25, 2017
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Excelente y muy comprensivo
Me encanto que el abogado me escuchaba mis preguntas y hizo todo lo posible para explicarme el proceso de inmigracion. Las asistentes son muy atentas y dispuestas a ayudarme, recomiendo al abogado James para su casi de inmigración.
Posted by Lori | March 25, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Everyone in the office is so kind and helpful.
I had my will reviewed and subsequently rewritten by them. They asked many questions things the "other guy" never asked and then they listened when I spoke. I feel much more comfortable now with my new will.
Posted by anonymous | March 25, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Very Proficient!
This guy knows what he's doing. One phone call and he had my back. The over zealous County Building Inspector didn't know what hit him. THANK YOU Betzold Law.
Posted by Oscar | March 23, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
El Mejor abogado de Michigan
Lo recomiendo totalmente, organizado, cumplido, excelente atención.
Posted by Maria | July 22, 2016
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Muy buen abogado
Para mi El es el major abogado que pude contratar me dijo q mi esposo podia arreglar su estado en el pais sin estar mucho tiempo lejos de su familia y asi fue Muchas Gracias
Posted by Carmen | February 15, 2016
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| Consulted Attorney
Muy bien Abogado
Mr. Betzold gave me accurate information as to my husbands case. He was forth coming and did not jump at the chance to take money from me right away. I need to wait 3 more years before I can re-apply for re-entry for my husband. I will be hiring Mr. Betzold when the time comes. I am very happy that he speaks Spanish and English. He is very professional and reviews cases before he gives you his opinion.
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Posted by LaChynah | February 15, 2016
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Best attorney in town
Highly recommended attorney. We went through 3 different attorneys and all were unsuccesful. We took another chance with our extremely difficult immigration case to Mr James Betzold. He tackled it, head on and was successful. He is very knowledgeable, thourall, and up to date on all immigration laws. He was easily accessible to us whenever we had a question. Staff was friendly and helpful. He was reasonably priced. Appointments were readily available. Any questions or concerns were answered within a timely matter. Staff including the attorney were very friendly and personable. Attorney went to immigration hearings with us. All applications were prepared and submitted promptly and with no errors. I can't say enough good things about Mr James Betzold and staff. We will continue to recommend him to all our family and friends. Thank you
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Posted by Ana Castro | March 6, 2017
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Renovacion de Green Card
La comunicasion ha sido muy buena, me tenian al tanto del caso, y lo hicieron muy pronto, tambien hicieron la renovacion para mi hija y la recibi a tiempo.
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Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 6.6 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Betzold Law, PLC
  • 2011 - Present
  • Partner
  • Avanti Law Group, PLLC
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Attorney
  • Betzold Law
  • 2009 - 2010

Education

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009
  • University of Michigan, Flint
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2006

Sample of Legal Cases

  • I-601A Provisional Waiver
  • We won the waiver and the client obtained their US Residency.
  • Naturalization
  • Win
  • Cancellation of Removal
  • Win

Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Michigan chapter)
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese

Honors and Awards

  • Property Law Book Award
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • 2008
  • Constitutional Law I Book Award
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • 2007

Publications

  • www.primafacienow.com
  • Podcast
  • 2017

Speaking Engagements

  • Roosevelt Park Ministries
  • Immigration
  • 2016

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