Family Law

Immigration & Family Law Cases

Immigration Lawyers Can Help Your Family

When permanent residents or nonimmigrant temporary residents need help and support with a family law matter, their cases may also involve a several immigration dilemmas. Family-based immigration is one of the top pathways to acquiring temporary or permanent residence in the United States and non-citizens must understand that family law proceedings, including divorce, can impact their immigration status.

Fiancés, spouses, and dependents who obtain nonimmigrant visas or green cards through a member of the family are often most susceptible to immigration status repercussions in the wake of a divorce or separation. If you or a loved one is currently facing a family law matter that involves immigration issues, Chris Colavecchio is all set to handle your case. Our legal services are available to permanent residents, non-permanent residents, and spouses of U.S. citizens.

Spouses of U.S. Citizens and Divorce

According to U.S. immigration law, foreign nationals who marry U.S. citizens may be granted conditional residency through their spouse. In order to gain permanent residency, marriages must last for at least two years. If a marriage dissolves in less than two years, non-citizens may risk changing their immigration status. At Colavecchio & Colavecchio, our experienced immigration attorneys can assist non-citizens discover what options are available and whether they are eligible for certain benefits through USCIS that can possibly allow them to remain in the U.S.

Patient and Experienced Nashville Lawyers on Your Side

Our firm is devoted to helping clients understand exactly where they stand in the eyes of the law and guiding them through each step of their legal journey. Whether your family law matter involves divorce, child custody, or child support proceedings, our lawyers are ready to use more than 20 years of experience to help you obtain the most favorable resolution possible. Contact Chris to learn more about your case.