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What you'll get if you hire Valdman Law
Yes, really, it's for real!
I have 18+ years experience in all immigration matters
I work quickly but professionally
My clients have always commented how I provide important and strategic feedback & advice & service to help them navigate the immigration process
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I charge less than most lawyers for the same or better work product
I choose to be more transparent about legal services
I don't maintain a physical office. It's just not needed in todays' world of immigration going online (for the most part)
I don't have assistants working with me (although I used to) > they cost $ which raises legal fees for clients
I use technology where possible to streamline my interactions with clients, which means I can pass on the savings of efficiency to my clients
How you ask? It's explained below at "How It Works?"
Want to know what typical lawyer fees are on an hourly basis or for some common type of immigration files cost?
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Turn around time is usually within 72 hours where I have complete information and documentation from clients (Monday to Friday, not including weekends or statutory holidays (Canada))
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Typical Limited Retainer Flat Fees & Services at Valdman Law
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What are typical legal immigration fees?
Read more about how much lawyer's typically charge for immigration legal services
Lawyers have typically charged on a per hour basis for their work.
Some charge flat fees.
Either way, because you're hiring them to represent you throughout the process they make sure to charge enough to make that "worth" the time and resources it will cost them just to maintain your file at their office.
That adds up to more fees for clients.
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It's not always necessary and for straightforward and simple cases or for people who can't afford full legal representation but could benefit from some legal advice and services, a LIMITED SCOPE RETAINER is the answer.
That's where Valdman Law Limited Scope Retainers come in
Why should you trust Valdman Law with your Canadian immigration legal issues?
Who is Silvia ?
Extensive Legal Experience (18 years and counting)
I've appeared before the Federal Court and all levels of the Immigration and Refugee Board.
I've also appeared before the Securities Intelligence Review Committee.
If you'd like to see the cases I've worked on (that are publicly reported) have a look at CanLii's website (link below).
Silvia's Education, Professional Accreditation
See where I've studied, what professional organizations I'm a member of and what type of legal cases I've worked on
University of Toronto
2010 - 2014
Master of Information Degree
University of Ottawa
Law Degree - LLB, JD
B.A.(Honors) - English Language & Literature
The Security Intelligence Review Committee
I did the case on a pro bono basis. It was a complaint by a Convention refugee from Pakistan against the Canadian Security Intelligence Service for a finding that him having been a member of a political party in Pakistan, the MQM, made him inadmissible to Canada.
It was a complex case that took almost 2 years. I was successful on behalf of the client (most cases don't win at the SIRC).
The case is reported in its 2007 annual report.
You can find my reported cases on CanLii's website.
You can search the database for my name as "Silvia Valdman" but also with "Sylvia" and "Waldman" as the Court has misspelled my name several times (and not corrected it in the reported case)
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Prices quoted are subject to change without notice and actual prices for any services are the ones contained in a signed limited scope retainer agreement.
All prices are in CDN if paid by e-transfer from a Canadian bank account. Otherwise prices are payable in USD if paid by Western Union transfer or Stripe or any other means mutually agreed upon.
Valdman Law does not accept wire transfers.