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Atty. Kenneth Reyes

Atty. Kenneth Reyes Attorney Kenneth Ursua Reyes was President of the Philippine American Bar Association. He is a member of both the Family law section and Immigration law section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He has extensive CPA experience prior to law practice.

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Seven things you should not do when served with divorce papers by your spouse

FOR most people, being served with divorce papers by your spouse is probably one of the biggest surprises in your life.  The spouse in the receiving end of the divorce sometimes are not offered any explanation for the divorce petition … Continue reading

March 21, 2018

Can I obtain a divorce if my spouse refuses to sign?

THERE seems to be a misconception in the general public that you can only obtain a divorce in California if your spouse will sign the divorce papers.  I get this question a lot from our family law clients.  The fact … Continue reading

March 10, 2018

What to do with conditional green card status in troubled marriages

MARRIAGE for many persons is the culmination of one’s life.  Getting married signifies the beginning of a new phase in life, both socially and economically.  For those persons who lack permanent residency in the United States and have married a … Continue reading

March 07, 2018

What immigration benefits are available to same-sex marriages post DOMA?

ON June 26, 2013, the US Supreme Court struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional in the landmark case US. V. Windsor.  The BIA shortly thereafter issued a decision in Matter of Zeleniak holding … Continue reading

February 24, 2018

K-1 visa: Fiance visa to marry US citizen

IN previous editions of this article, the process of obtaining permanent residence through marriage was explored.  Discussion of that procedure began with the supposition that the couple was married, and continued with the various steps to ultimately gain permanent residence.  … Continue reading

February 17, 2018

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