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Hi folks,

 

My wife and I have been married for 6.5 years now. About 2 years ago, we got into a fight, she called the cops and I got arrested for DV, my lawyer gave me two options, either go to trial, or have a stipulated order of continuance (SOC), and have the case dismissed after 1 year without any guilty plea or finding of guilty. The case got dismissed. Now I want to apply for citizenship (I have been in the US for over 4 years now). Would I face any issues? Should I hire an attorney?  

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4 minutes ago, MiniBigBoss said:

Hi folks,

 

My wife and I have been married for 6.5 years now. About 2 years ago, we got into a fight, she called the cops and I got arrested for DV, my lawyer gave me two options, either go to trial, or have a stipulated order of continuance (SOC), and have the case dismissed after 1 year without any guilty plea or finding of guilty. The case got dismissed. Now I want to apply for citizenship (I have been in the US for over 4 years now). Would I face any issues? Should I hire an attorney?  

You have another thread saying you haven’t been living together and wife is thinking of divorce.

 

wait it out at least the 5 years of residency and then go from there...


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Personally, I think your attorney is right.  That probation might cause you problems....


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