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Associate Immigration Attorney

The Immigration Department of Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC in Kent, Washington seeks to hire an Associate Immigration Attorney. This position will join a team of three attorneys representing clients before USCIS, ICE, CBP, EOIR, BIA, federal courts and the Department of State. The attorney will be expected to manage a high-volume of all types of immigration cases with an emphasis on family petitions, consular processing, waivers, removal defense, criminal immigration, juvenile and U visa cases.

Bilingual Legal Assistant

The Immigration Department of Hanis Irvine Prothero, PLLC in Kent, Washington seeks to hire a full-time bilingual Legal Assistant. This position will provide administrative support to the attorneys and paralegals managing a high-volume caseload of all types of immigration legal applications. This position requires substantial direct client interaction.

Family law: Addressing the needs of kids at the end of a marriage

The end of a marriage can be a stressful and challenging period for everyone involved. For couples who have children together, protecting them throughout this period is generally a top priority. Since child custody can be one of the tougher aspects of family law, parents in Washington and elsewhere might find it beneficial to seek guidance on steps to take to safeguard the well-being of their kids.

Perhaps one of the most difficult tasks for parents who are facing divorce is coming up with a way to tell the kids. While this aspect can be somewhat intimidating, children may suffer if left in the dark, and they may even resort to coming up with their own conclusions to explain why one of their parents is moving out. Parents may not need to go into detail, but explaining the situation to kids in a manner they can understand could even help open up lines of communication to address any issues they might be experiencing.

Personal injury: Unsafe lane change leads to dangerous collision

Motorcycles are much smaller than other vehicles, which inherently makes them somewhat more difficult to see out on the road. However, motorcyclists in Washington and elsewhere also have a duty of care to obey, and making sudden and unsafe maneuvers could place a driver in an impossible situation. Should serious injuries occur on account of such negligence, the victim may wish to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim.

An accident involving a motorcycle took place on a recent Saturday in Washington, when the rider reportedly made an unsafe lane change, placing his bike in the path of another vehicle. Apparently unable to avoid a collision, the woman hit the bike from behind, causing both vehicles to veer off the road. According to reports, both the car and the motorcycle were totaled in the process.

Family law: Reducing the impact of divorce on retirement plans

Individuals in Washington and elsewhere may put a great deal of thought into the decision to end a marriage. For those divorcing late in life, addressing certain issues could be crucial to protecting their plans for retirement. With numerous aspects to cover, one facing a similar situation may find it beneficial to speak with a family law attorney for assistance in navigating the process.

Divorce will inherently have an impact on one's financial standing, which could be a concern for those closing in on the golden years. However, there may be certain steps one can take during this process that could prove beneficial. Perhaps one of the first steps could be gaining an understanding of how retirement assets are divided, as well as any potential tax ramifications that may apply.

Association Attorneys Present at Educational Seminar

photo3.jpgAttorneys Greg Cromwell, Jennifer Hill and Peter Wilburn from the Homeowners' Associations department at Hanis Irvine Prothero spoke to members of Boards of Directors on Thursday, June 22nd, as part of Around the Clock, Inc.'s Board Training Seminar. Approximately sixty members of Boards of Directors for various Homeowners' and Condominium Owners' Associations attended the seminar, an annual event put on by Around the Clock, Inc., CRMC. 

Association Attorneys Present at Educational Seminar

photo3.jpgAttorneys Greg Cromwell, Jennifer Hill and Peter Wilburn from the Homeowners' Associations department at Hanis Irvine Prothero spoke to members of Boards of Directors on Thursday, June 22nd, as part of Around the Clock, Inc.'s Board Training Seminar. Approximately sixty members of Boards of Directors for various Homeowners' and Condominium Owners' Associations attended the seminar, an annual event put on by Around the Clock, Inc., CRMC. 

Personal injury: Hit-and-run accident leaves woman hospitalized

When a person chooses to leave the scene of an accident, authorities may have reason to suspect some level of fault or wrong-doing. Countless individuals have been forced to suffer following a hit-and-run accident, some of whom may choose to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim. A recent accident in Washington that occurred under similar circumstances has left a 26-year-old woman in the hospital.

According to reports, the woman was traveling west on Interstate 82 on a recent Sunday when another vehicle suddenly slammed into her own. The other vehicle was apparently covering two lanes prior to the incident, and eventually collided with the rear driver side of her car. After pulling off the road, the woman claims the other driver suddenly decided to leave the scene of the accident, and she was reportedly taken to the hospital shortly thereafter, where she remained the following morning.

Family law issues concerning the impact of divorce on kids

There may often be numerous influential factors involved in the decision to dissolve a marriage. For couples in Washington who have children together, there might be additional concerns regarding the potential impact such a decision might have on the young ones. This is often one of the toughest family law issues, and the topic may also have sparked countless conversations in the past concerning the potential advantages and disadvantages of remaining married for the kids.

Attempting to remain in a relationship for the sake of the children may offer various benefits. Kids often grow accustomed to family routines, and keeping traditions such as holiday celebrations intact might prove beneficial in the long run. Remaining together may also offer some form of financial stability as well, which kids may benefit from throughout the process of growing up.

Personal injury: 1 facing charges after fatal collision

Countless individuals in Washington and elsewhere choose motorcycles as their favored means of transportation. Although there may be a certain level of freedom involved in this form of travel, there are also some risks that accompany a lesser amount of protection, causing many motorcycle accidents to end in disaster. Those who are seriously injured in a similar incident may often choose to pursue compensation through a personal injury claim should another driver be deemed at fault.

A recent accident involving three vehicles has claimed the life of a motorcyclist. According to reports, a woman was traveling east in an SUV when she suddenly slammed into the back of the motorcycle. The person driving the bike was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the SUV was taken in for medical attention after being extracted from her vehicle.