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Questions concerning the determination of legal residency in or between states in a federation (usually in the United States).

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US residency law for green card holders

It's been about 4 yrs that I have my green card. But it's about 4 months that I'm living out of US now to stay with my parents in a foreign country. How long can I continuously stay outside the US to ...
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Is it legal to live on commercial property?

I live in Grande Prairie, Alberta, and I noticed that some commercial properties in town are very affordable. I don't plan on starting a business nor do I plan on trying within this year. I did try ...
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Changing California residency status for school

I moved to California a little under a year ago after falling in love with the state, and don't see myself ever moving back to my native New York. I work as a software engineer, and I'm also a full-...
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How do we maintain a driver's license

We are planning to buy an RV to live & travel in. All our bills are digital, so we don't need a mailing address. It wouldn't make financial sense to keep a rental as we would never be there. My ...
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How do I "prove" I am not a Massachusetts resident for state tax purposes?

I am in the process of moving out of Massachusetts. According to my reading of the Massachusetts's DOR's "guidance," I have to "prove" I am not domiciled in Massachusetts if I want to not be taxed by ...
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How can I confirm that an attorney is legit?

There's an attorney I can use to jump through MANY hoops to get a good passport. His work he published on his website seems legit according to the translator I used. He's publishing hundreds of ...
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How to count study-years toward Polish law for Permanent Residency

I studied in Poland for 4 years. How many years count according to: Art. 212.1. Do 5-letniego okresu pobytu na terytorium Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, o którym mowa w art. 211 ust. 1, ...
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Is mail valid proof-of-residence for Alabama driver's license?

Does anyone have guidance on official interpretations of the following listed option for “Proof of Principal Residence” in the context of Alabama Driver's License issuance?: U.S. or State Government ...
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Is it legal to own or operate a non-CA vehicle brought into CA?

When a person moves to California from another state, and brings their vehicle with them, are they required to register the vehicle in California? Or do they have the option of extending the ...
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What date is considered “start of residency” for Maryland MVA?

I am new to Maryland and am trying to resister and title my vehicle. On the MVA website, it states the following: If you qualify for the tax credit by titling in MD within 60 days of residency, ...
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What is the precise legal requirement for registering at an address?

In Sweden and Germany you have to have an officially registered address. The government uses this to send important mail to you and keeps it in a registry. I am pretty confident you can register at an ...
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Would be the green card expires after the divorce?

If someone with F-2 visa comes to the US with her F-1 spouse, then they apply for EB2-NIW green card(in fact the F-1 visa holder as the primary applicant and F-2 visa holder as his dependent), then ...
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How can tax residency be proven within the EU?

I am aware of tax residency 183 days rule which in theory obliges you to pay taxes to a country where you reside 183 days or more. The thing that I do not get is how can this be applied to EU ...
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If I rent an apartment and work in one state, can I keep my "permanent" residency in another?

I am renting a condo and working in Georgia, but my permanent residence is in NJ at my parents house. Do I have to change my address, license info? (I have a 1 year lease in Georgia. I have a job in ...
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Swedish permenant residency

I worked in Sweden as a work permit holder for 1 year and 3 months before I moved to USA. If I move back to Sweden after 1 year will my previous 1 year and 3 months work permit count towards getting a ...
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Can a landlord in Massachusetts charge a “landlord fee”? What might this fall under?

I’m looking at some places to rent in Massachusetts and I came across one that asks for first month’s rent ($750), a security deposit ($725), and a reputably low “landlord fee” ($365). I thought I saw ...
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Driver's license renewal issue in Virginia

I was recounting an incident that happened to me several years back to a friend. While the issue is "resolved," I never learned of the proper, legal way to resolve the issue. I am curious if someone ...
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What residents are required to do while living in the USA [closed]

What's missing from the list below? All the online resources seem devoted to immigration requirements. Regardless of how you came to live in the USA, what are subsequent required actions that ...
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Can an expat with the origin from outside of the EU but with a permanent residence in Spain travel and work freely across the Schengen zone?

Can an African expat with granted residence in Spain freely travel and work across the Schengen zone? For example, let us consider the case of my wife. I've resided in Spain as a EU national for the ...
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Is recent diplomatic service abroad an impediment to becoming president of the United States?

Here is Article II, Section 1, Clause 5 of the Constitution of the United States: No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this ...
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Can I live in Ohio for a year while still remaining an Indiana resident?

Say that I live in one state and have everything registered to that state (e.g., car insurance, health insurance, etc.), but I want to move to another state for one year and then come back. Would I be ...
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What is required to maintain PR status in Germany?

I currently hold the German Permanent Resident status. I am taking up a job in a non-European country, but may get back to Germany at a later point (in a few years). Is it possible for me to maintain ...
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Divorce settlement that prohibits residency in a state

I heard a rumor about a divorce case where the husband offered the wife a 25% higher settlement if she would leave the state. She declined. But it got me wondering. Can a valid divorce settlement or ...
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When does the state of Ohio consider someone a resident of Ohio?

When someone moves into Ohio, at what point does Ohio law consider them a permanent resident? Are related terms defined by statute, and if so where? (Is this a part of the Ohio Revised Code, the Ohio ...
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Leave Germany for few months after having registered

I am a an Italian university employee in Munich. I have rented a flat until the end of November and I did the "Anmeldung" in the offices of the burgeburo. Now I need to leave Germany for 4 months due ...
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Can a business run a contest that excludes residents of certain states?

Suppose a business in a state wants to run a contest for its customers. For this example, say it's a snowshoe race. However in order to make the competition more interesting, they want to limit the ...
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residency in california [closed]

I am 22 years old. I am self-supporting. In 2017 - 2018, I lived in San Jose and paid my rents and expenses,In 2018-2019 I moved to Davis and stayed with my aunt. Because I have been living with my ...
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Whether to enter a Scottish address on a UCAS application to a Scottish course when gaining work experience+eligibility for it in England

If one has resided in Scotland until graduation in Summer 2020 and worked in England since then for the purposes of gaining eligibility to a postgraduate Scottish course, is it permitted to enter one'...
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Is there any legal avenue for declaration of residence in Denmark with the right to not have a home?

This website (https://international.kk.dk/cpr-number) clearly states a condition for officially becoming a resident in Denmark and getting a CPR number is that you have an actual residence, a place to ...
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How to calculate years for a Permanent Residency in Poland?

I was a student for a 3.5 years, and later I worked for one year. How many years count toward Permanent Residency according to "USTAWA z dnia 12grudnia 2013r.o cudzoziemcach"? Art.195.1. ...
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