US Citizenship Test

One of the last steps in the process of becoming a United States citizen is passing your US citizenship test.

Everyone has to take the US citizenship test to become a US citizen unless you can prove that you have … Read More

Renewing Green Card

A service that Zavala Texas law offers a lot of the Houston-based immigrants is renewing their legal permanent residence AKA green card.

 If a person is fortunate enough to get a green card the immigration benefits are substantial and eventually Read More

Renewing Green Card

What happens if I am married to a US Citizen?

A question I receive often  as an immigration lawyer from individuals is “what if I am married to a US Citizen?” The reason people ask this is that when a Read More

Why you should have a small business lawyer

I decided to expand my practice to help Houston small businesses approximately two years into my career. The biggest reason was that I got to experience first hand the ups and downs Read More

Business Lawyer Houston, TX

Should I form an LLC?

This article should be taken in a friendly tone yet my advice should be considered.

With the entrepreneurial spirit flowing amongst everybody nowadays, the smart ones should be asking “should I form an LLC to … Read More

Deferred Adjudication in Texas: 5 Things To Know

Many people have misconceptions about deferred adjudication probation in Texas. The most common misconception is that the offense is erased from your record if you successfully complete the deferred probation period. This Read More

Can a spouse drop domestic violence charges?

It is a familiar scene for a partner to seek help from the police in the heat of an argument, especially when they do not know how to calm a violent domestic situation. Read More

Zavala Texas Law

What is an Immigration Arrest and ICE Hold?

Immigration has been in the news a lot recently with ICE deportations. What a lot of the population doesn’t understand is how the deportation process works and what is an immigrant’s rights Read More

Immigration Law Houston

What is “chain migration”?

A common topic or word that comes up in the news when discussing immigration is “chain migration”. However, a lot of people don’t actually understand what chain migration is or what it’s referring to and Read More

EAD-Work Permit

Obtaining a work permit or an Employment Authorization Document

One of the biggest questions I get asked by clients from other countries is how can they obtain a work permit aka employment authorization document (EAD). The EAD is an ID Read More