Understanding community property and your divorce

During a divorce, one of the things you have to talk about is how you plan to divide your property. Normally, people in California follow a 50-50 rule thanks to the state being a community property state. What that means is that any marital property is shared equally...

Can I help a child get lawful residency in the U.S.?

If you are considering adoption, you likely want nothing more than to make sure a child feels loved and they have a safe and happy home. You may be considering adopting a child who is an immigrant to give a young person better opportunities in the United States than...

What is Special Immigrant Juvenile Status?

The United States offers immigration statuses for many different types of individuals, but one of the lesser known options available to applicants specifically helps children in need of a new home. Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) allows immigrant children who...