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Marriage Fraud Lawyer

two wedding rings on top of a bookIf you are being charged with marriage fraud you need to contact an experienced fraud defense lawyer immediately. The United States government prosecutes marriage fraud cases federally. Marriage fraud cases are prosecuted federally, by the United States government. Marriage fraud can take several forms and is essentially the act of entering into a marriage for personal gain rather than a genuine desire to enter into a sincere marital relationship. Marriage fraud is most often associated with obtaining immigration benefits. In the United States, marriage fraud for immigration purposes is punishable under INA §204(c)(1) and the Immigration Marriage Fraud Amendments of 1986.

Marriage fraud criminal penalties are severe and may include:

  • A fine of up to $250,000
  • Up to 5 years in federal prison
  • Deportation
  • Permanent ban against receiving future immigration status

Marriage fraud can be either unilateral or bilateral Unity and Immigration Policy in the United States. In a unilateral marriage fraud, only one party is aware of the fraud and the fraud is against both the immigration service as well as the other party. The innocent party may file a lawsuit and/or annulment of the marriage. In a bilateral fraud, both parties are aware of it and both parties are subject to criminal penalties.

Our team of Central Florida marriage fraud defense lawyers and US immigration attorneys has the experience and knowledge in representing individuals facing marriage fraud accusations. Compiling documentation, gathering witnesses, evaluating ethnic customs and traditions and educating the investigator or prosecutor are but a few of the areas in which we provide assistance in preparing a defense to marriage fraud allegations. Also do not worry if your case is taken to federal court, at NeJame Law we have two former United States Attorney's on our criminal defense team who have years of experience litigating in Federal court. You do not need to look any further. Help is Here!

Contact Our Orlando Marriage Fraud Defense Attorney

Have you or someone you know been accused of marriage fraud? Help is Here! Contact a marriage fraud defense attorney from NeJame Law today. We have the knowledge and skills to help you obtain the best possible outcome on your case. We handle cases in Orlando, anywhere in Central Florida and throughout the State of Florida. We will keep all your information confidential.

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