You are still within the average processing time from what we have seen. We have seen most cases adjudicated within 3-6 months. An attorney really could not assist in expediting your case at this point as it is already pending. However, if you were to receive an inquiry on your case from USCIS, then it would be a good idea to seek the advise of an immigration attorney at that point.
I agree with my colleague but you don't mention what type of case it is. Where you see that it is in initial processing, you should also be able to review the normal processing times. Hope this helps.
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Provide more information regarding the application your filed.
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Depends on what was filed.
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