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KHANNA LAW NEWS – COVID 19 UPDATE

WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS, HOWEVER, IN ORDER TO PROTECT OUR CLIENTS AND MINIMIZE RISK, AS WELL AS FOLLOW GOVERNOR NORTHAM'S STAY AT HOME ORDER, WE ARE CONDUCTING MEETINGS AND CONSULTATIONS VIA PHONE, SKYPE, AND ZOOM. Please stay at home and avoid any unnecessary outings in order to protect yourself and your community. You can [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on KHANNA LAW NEWS – COVID 19 UPDATE

VIRGINIA CUSTODY BLOG: CAN I MODIFY MY CUSTODY & VISITATION ORDER?

Whether your custody order was entered after a hearing or as a result of an agreement between the parties, it is inevitable that things will change as parties and children move on with their lives. So, what happens if you want to change the custody and visitation order that was entered as a result of [...]

By |March 27th, 2020|Modification of Custody, Virginia Custody|Comments Off on VIRGINIA CUSTODY BLOG: CAN I MODIFY MY CUSTODY & VISITATION ORDER?

USCIS and the new H-1B Registration process

USCIS has implemented a new online registration process for H-1B applicants, pursuant to a Final Rule dated January 31, 2019. In the past, H-1B applicants had to submit their cap-subject petitions to USCIS, via regular mail, and wait for USCIS to randomly select eligible petitions. This application process mandated that every potential H-1B applicant submit [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|H-1B, Immigration|Comments Off on USCIS and the new H-1B Registration process

VIRGINIA DIVORCE BLOG: ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE IN VIRGINIA

In Virginia, Annulment provides parties an opportunity to dissolve one’s marriage if the marriage was invalid or voidable from its inception. In most cases, a marriage in Virginia can only be terminated by a final decree of divorce entered by a court. However, under limited circumstances, a court may grant an annulment as a way [...]

By |February 14th, 2020|Annulment, Virginia Divorce|Comments Off on VIRGINIA DIVORCE BLOG: ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE IN VIRGINIA

THE NEW PUBLIC CHARGE RULE

The Supreme Court recently lifted a nationwide injunction against the Trump administration’s new Public Charge rules. These new rules go into effect on February 24, 2020. Under the new Public Charge rules, DHS can find an applicant inadmissible, if they would be “more likely than not” to use government assistance. Under the previous rule, only [...]

By |February 7th, 2020|Immigration|Comments Off on THE NEW PUBLIC CHARGE RULE

WHEN CAN YOU CONTINUE TO WORK IF YOUR EAD HAS EXPIRED?

Under what circumstances may an employee continue working, pursuant to the 180 day automatic extension, if their EAD has expired? Regarding the automatic 180 day extension on timely filed EAD renewal applications, assuming that the employee’s application meets the requirements described below, they should be able to continue working after the expiration of their current [...]

By |January 24th, 2020|Immigration|Comments Off on WHEN CAN YOU CONTINUE TO WORK IF YOUR EAD HAS EXPIRED?

HOW SHOULD MY COMPANY HANDLE I-9 COMPLIANCE WHEN WE ACQUIRE ANOTHER COMPANY?

When one company decides to purchase or merge with another company, there are a lot of issues to consider, not the least of which is how to handle the retention of employees for whom Forms I-9 are already on file with the acquired company. First, a decision must be made as to whether the employee [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|I-9 Compliance, Immigration|Comments Off on HOW SHOULD MY COMPANY HANDLE I-9 COMPLIANCE WHEN WE ACQUIRE ANOTHER COMPANY?

WHAT IS A DIVORCE DECREE OR FINAL DECREE OF DIVORCE?

A final decree of divorce is the court’s final order, ruling, or judgment that makes the termination of a marriage official and lays out the ruling of the Court regarding the issues in a Virginia divorce case. The purpose of a final decree of divorce is to provide the parties with their rights and duties [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Virginia Divorce|Comments Off on WHAT IS A DIVORCE DECREE OR FINAL DECREE OF DIVORCE?

DO GRANDPARENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO VISITATION WITH THEIR GRANDCHILDREN?

In Virginia a third party who is a “person with legitimate interest” may file a petition for custody or visitation of a child. Virginia law defines “person with legitimate interest” broadly to include grandparents, stepparents, former stepparents, blood relatives and family members such as aunts, uncles or adult siblings. Visitation for Grandparents in Virginia: In [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Grandparent Custody & Visitation, Virginia Custody|Comments Off on DO GRANDPARENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO VISITATION WITH THEIR GRANDCHILDREN?