Frequently asked questions about Curran & Berger’s fees, policies, and practice areas.

Where are you located?
We are located at 79 Masonic Street, Northampton, MA 01060. We are also periodically able to meet with clients at our satellite offices in Boston, MA.

Do you deal with anything other than U.S. immigration?
No. All three attorneys specialize in United States immigration law. We are able to help individuals immigrate to (not from) the United States.

Do I need to live in Massachusetts to be your client?
No, we have clients that live all over the country and all over the world.

Can I hire an immigration lawyer outside my state?
Yes, immigration law is federal and you or your employer can hire any immigration lawyer.

How much is your initial consultation?
$300 for a basic consultation, and $450 for an extended consultation. If you hire us to represent your case within 30 days of your consultation, your consultation fee will automatically be applied toward the rest of your legal fees. The best way to get started is to complete our contact form.

Do you accept credit cards?
We accept Mastercard, Visa, or Discover cards for the initial consultation only. For other legal fees, we require cash, check, or money order. We can also arrange wire transfer for international clients, as well as automatic debit for domestic banks.

Do you offer a free consultation?
We offer a courtesy 1-2 minute phone call with one of our three attorneys to briefly assess your situation. This will help determine whether we can help you and what type of consultation (basic or extended) would be appropriate.

Do you provide a translator for non-English speakers?
No. You are responsible for providing your own translator if needed.

Do you take passport photos?
No. Your local pharmacy, camera shop or post office may provide this service.

How do I set up a payment plan?
Contact your attorney or the billing manager

Do you have a privacy policy?
Curran & Berger has a privacy protection policy in place to safeguard personal information. Safeguarding data, computer files and documents containing any such information from misuse by third parties is a top priority of our firm, and we destroy, erase or make unreadable such data, computer files and documents prior to disposal. Our privacy policy includes a system to protect the confidentiality of Social Security numbers, prohibit unlawful disclosure of Social Security numbers, and limit access to Social Security numbers.