Do I need the attorney or can I file by myself.
Whether you husband's felony will have an effect on your application depends on what the felony it.
Anyone can file on their own without an attorney.
You forgot to tell us what crime he committed ... it can make a big difference.
In most cases things go smoother if you use an attorney.
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It is advisable to consult with an attorney with information re: felony as the nature of the offense may matter.
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Hiring an attorney will give you better odds of success. Your husband's criminal activity may have an impact but it's also important for you to have a clean criminal record. That will help.
The above reply is not actual legal advice and should be construed as such; this reply does not constitute an attorney client relationship and is offered only for general informational purposes. Please consult an attorney for more detailed and personalized assistance.
Anyone can file the documents on their own. The purpose of hiring an attorney is to make sure it is done properly so that you are successful rather than making mistakes that can cause your application to be denied. The criminal record complicates matters, If you are uncertain of how to proceed, then you should certainly talk to an attorney to assist you. I wish you success with this endeavor.
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