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Atty. Brian Lerner

Atty. Brian Lerner Brian D. Lerner is a Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He is admitted to the US Supreme Court and the 1st through 11th Circuit Courts of Appeal. He is also admitted to the California Supreme Court. This firm handles cases both nationally and worldwide. This firm does every aspect of immigration law including family and employment based petitions, deportation defense and criminal related immigration issues, asylum, naturalization, citizenship, appeals, non immigrant visas, immigrant visas, and all other areas of immigration law.


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Have an Illegal Reentry? How to get it vacated so you don’t have to go to prison

QUESTION: I had a deportation order years ago. I re-entered the U.S. illegally, got caught and was convicted in U.S. District Court for illegal reentry. I am serving a three year sentence. Is there anything that I can do? Answer: … Continue reading

July 18, 2015

Don’t want to go through Probate? Try the Small Estate Affidavit

QUESTION: The last thing I want to do is go through Probate. Can you let me know if there are any other options? Answer: It is possible. There is what is known as a Small Affidavit of Estate. Generally, small … Continue reading

July 11, 2015

Need to change your Will? Get a Codicil

QUESTION: I did my Will many years ago and I need to add some items and change some items. What can I do? Answer: A codicil is a testamentary document that supplements, amends, qualifies, or republishes a prior testamentary document. … Continue reading

June 20, 2015

Asylum possible if you are being beat by your husband

QUESTION: I ran away from my country because my husband kept beating me. Is there anything that I can do? Answer: There were actually no way you could have claimed asylum just a couple years ago. However, times have changed … Continue reading

June 13, 2015

There is the international will for people that live or will move outside california

QUESTION: I have a bunch of assets in other places than California. Also, I will be moving soon. Is there a Will I can use here for my Last Will and Testament? Answer: There are those people  who come from … Continue reading

June 06, 2015

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