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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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Planning for the custody and care of your children in case immigration detains you

PART of the new Trump administration’s agenda is a tougher and more aggressive stance on immigration enforcement.  This may be in the form of more detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants.  Many of the undocumented immigrants have established families in … Continue reading

April 01, 2017

Applying for US citizenship in these turbulent times

PRESIDENT Trump appears to be executing on his “America First” agenda by executing executive orders in record pace with the intent of securing American interest.  However, these executive orders has affected certain rights of legal permanent residents and aliens residing … Continue reading

February 04, 2017

Can a divorcing couple agree to pay for their adult children’s college expenses in their divorce judgment?

DIVORCING couples with children sometimes worry about who is going to pay for their children’s college education after the divorce once their children graduates high school.  They want a guarantee that their soon to be ex-spouse will share in the … Continue reading

January 25, 2017

Disclosure of text messages, e-mails, and Facebook info of a spouse or significant other may constitute domestic violence

DOMESTIC violence is abuse perpetrated against a spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant, a girlfriend, a boyfriend, the mother or father of your child, your child.  Family Code Section 6211.  Abuse is not limited to the actual infliction of physical … Continue reading

January 14, 2017

Will incorporating a separate property business during marriage make it community property?

You own a successful business, as a sole proprietor, prior to marriage.  You later meet the love of your life and decide to marry her.  Years into the marriage, you decide to incorporate the business.  A common question when the … Continue reading

January 04, 2017

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