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Immigation Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Criminal convictions can lead to deportation for non-citizens, significantly impacting their lives and futures. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) specifies multiple categories of offenses that can trigger such severe consequences. These categories include crimes involving moral turpitude, aggravated felonies, and violations related to controlled substances. Each category encompasses a range of specific criminal activities, from theft and fraud to more serious offenses like murder and drug trafficking. The INA’s detailed provisions ensure that non-citizens who commit these crimes face the possibility of being removed from the United States, thereby emphasizing the importance of lawful behavior for those seeking to remain in the country.

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Getting a Protective Order Against My Roommate

The Court found that the parties “shared a mutual residence” within the meaning of D.C.Code § 16–1001 (5B)(A).   That limited relationship was enough, the Court ruled, to satisfy statutory prerequisites for an “intrafamily offense.”

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Intrafamily Offense Act

The Intrafamily offense Act “Act” is a law that authorizes DC Superior Court Judges to issue Civil Protection Orders (CPOs).  The Act is designed to give protection of the Court to persons harmed.

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Can Domestic Violence Charges be Dropped

202-455-5610 Washington DC & MD DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAWYERS Can Domestic Violence Charges be Dropped? Can Domestic Violence Charges be Dropped? Domestic violence is defined as a crime committed against someone you are related by blood, adoption, legal custody, marriage, or domestic partnership, or with whom the offender has a child in common. The criminal charges are usually filed in the

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