Contested vs Uncontested divorce.

What is a Contested divorce in Virginia?A couple go through a contested divorce when they aren’t able to agree upon one or moreissues in their divorce case, e.g., Child support, spousal support, division of property etc. In order for a contested divorce case to commence, a divorce complaint must be filed by either party in […]

Form I-140 Applications for Immigrants with Extraordinary Ability

Form I-140 Applications for Immigrants with Extraordinary Ability 8 CFR §204.5(h)(1) instructs that a noncitizen, or any person on behalf of the noncitizen, may file an I-140 visa petition for classification under INA 203(b)(1)(a) as an alien of extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics. Extraordinary Ability refers to a level of […]

Applying for U.S. Citizenship through Naturalization

Applying for and receiving Citizenship through the Naturalization process, is often seen as the culmination of an immigrant’s journey to the United States. One may apply for Naturalization if they meet the following requirements for application: Basic requirements for naturalization: If you believe that you meet the requirements for Naturalization and are interested in applying […]

EB-2 Visas and National Interest Waivers

Employment Based Immigrant Visas for Non-U.S. Citizens with advanced degree(s), or an extraordinary ability, who qualify for National Interest Waivers Employment based immigrant visas come in several categories. Here at Khanna Law, we have experience representing clients who seek an EB-2 visa and contemporaneous National Interest Waiver. In order to qualify for an EB-2 visa […]

Do Grandparents Have Rights to Seek Visitation with their Grandchildren?


Can Grandparents seek 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. […]

What Is a Final Decree of Divorce?

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What Is a Divorce Decree or a 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 […]

Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreement

PRENUTIAL AGREEMENT: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED If you are considering marriage or getting married soon, you may have contemplated whether or not you should enter into a premarital or a prenuptial agreement with your significant other. Reasons couples may want to enter into a prenuptial agreement, range from wanting to protect existing assets, future assets, income, […]

Modification of Custody and Visitation

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MODIFICATION 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 […]