This Week in Immigration

Consequences of failing to disclose material assets, …

By Atty. Kenneth Reyes

THERE is a natural tendency among divorcing parties to hide their assets from their spouse and understate income.  This is a common problem that I have observed from practicing law for many years.  A common question I hear from clients is “my …

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Consequences of failing to disclose material assets,  income, facts and information in a divorce case

How to obtain a waiver for immigration fraud and …

By Atty. Gwendolyn Malaya-Santos

IF you are an applicant for an immigration visa, K visa, or V non-immigrant visa, your application may be denied if you are found inadmissible under certain circumstances. In this case, you may file an application for waiver for pacific grounds, …

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What to know before you go

By Atty. Devin Connolly and Atty. Nancy MIller

HOLIDAYS are here and that means travelling to see family members. But before you go, here are a few things to remember. Departing the United States when you are not a U.S. citizen can lead to serious problems upon your attempt to return.  This …

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What to know before you go

Taking some of the mystery out of an attorney consultation

By Atty. Michael Gurfinkel

WITH the election of Donald Trump as president, and his statements about deporting millions of illegal aliens and getting tough on immigration, many people are scared, anxious, and worried about their future in America. They are mystified at the …

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Taking some of the mystery out of an attorney consultation

When your green card expires: What next?

By Atty. Lilli A. Baculi

WHAT happens when my green card expires? Lawful Permanent Resident status is not affected by the expiration of the Form I-551, or the “green card.” A person does not lose his or her status as a lawful permanent resident of the United States …

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When your green card expires: What next?

Community property

MANY people have misconceptions or are misinformed about family law here in the United States, specifically, in the State of California.  They tend to not know their … FULL STORY

July 16, 2016

Uncontested divorces

I HAVE had many clients and prospective clients who would inquire how much is an “uncontested divorce.” Of course, I would ask some questions to determine whether … FULL STORY

July 2, 2016

Child custody — ’Best Interest Rule’

MANY fathers and mothers have their own ideas of child custody and the standard to which Courts use in determining custody of children.  Automatically, most parents … FULL STORY

June 4, 2016

Calculating child support

THROUGHOUT the years that I have practiced family law in the State of California, I have heard many ideas from clients as to how they think child support is calculated … FULL STORY

May 21, 2016

Establishing paternity of children

1. WHAT is paternity?  Paternity means fatherhood.  Establishing paternity is the legal process of determining the legal father of a child who was born to unwed … FULL STORY

April 25, 2016
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