Month: October 2022

When permanent residency is stricken

  Permanent residency (PR) in Japan will become invalidated when:   it is revealed that there were false statements presented or forged document submitted upon application of PR or upon application of landing permit; you forget to obtain reentry permit before going out of Japan or fail to come back within the reentry permit period;…

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Language in Japanese courts

  The language used in Japanese lawsuits is Japanese only.   In lawsuits, even if a presiding judge understands and speaks English, s/he will not allow you to use English. If you do not understand or speak Japanese, you have to be accompanied by an interpreter or a lawyer.   You also have to translate…

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