Does a Divorce affect my immigration petition?

We practice both immigration law and family law, which are often intertwined. If you are in the U.S. on a visa that was granted based on your spouse’s application, a divorce or separation may affect your lawful status and ability to stay in the U.S. You must be careful in choosing whether and get a […]

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Filing a workplace related Complaint

If you feel you were the victim of harassment or discrimination at work, in most cases you need to go to The Department of Fair Employment within one year and file a form titled intake form. Within 60 days you’ll be called by an investigator to go over the details of your situation. The Department […]

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California residency exception for same-sex divorce

For married persons to get a divorce in California youou MUST meet California’s residency requirements. Either you or your spouse must have lived in: California for the last 6 months, AND The county where you plan to file the divorce for the last 3 months. Same-sex married couples who got married in California but do […]

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How Long will I have to pay Alimony?

Spousal support, or “Alimony” is money paid by a higher earning spouse to the lesser earning spouse during and after the divorce process. It is a set amount of money that is paid by one person to the other in order to help maintain a certain standard of living for both parties. The length of […]

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Can I get my marriage Annulled?

People married only a short time often ask, can I get my marriage annulled? While the answer is probably no, you can still dissolve your marriage quickly and without going to court. Annulment in California is when you ask a court to declare your marriage invalid because it was illegal in the first place: 1. […]

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How Long will I have to pay Alimony?

Spousal support, or “Alimony” is money paid by a higher earning spouse to the lesser earning spouse during and after the divorce process. It is a set amount of money that is paid by one person to the other in order to help maintain a certain standard of living for both parties. The length of […]

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What’s Rent Control and what if I get evicted?

If you rent in the City of Los Angeles, your rental may be subject to the city’s Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO), which regulates rents and evictions, if the property was built on or before October 1, 1978. Newly constructed units that replaced demolished RSO rental units may also be covered under the RSO. There are […]

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How Long will I have to pay Alimony?

Spousal support, or “Alimony” is money paid by a higher earning spouse to the lesser earning spouse during and after the divorce process. It is a set amount of money that is paid by one person to the other in order to help maintain a certain standard of living for both parties. The length of […]

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How Do I sell Stuff of the Venice Beach Boardwalk?

Vending spaces are on the Venice beach boardwalk are FREE, and are available on a “first come, first served” basis daily. Hours are from 9 a.m. to Sunset daily. You may NOT set up in a space or “mark” a space prior to 9 a.m. You don’t need a permit for the space but if […]

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Trusts in Venice

Over the course of just a couple of years, Venice has become one of the most expensive neighborhoods in Los Angeles. According to the real estate website Zillow, it is the seventh most expensive neighborhood in which to buy a house, its median home value — $1,578,200 — coming in just behind the Hollywood Hills […]

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