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Abbe Allen Kingston

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  1. Very Good Outcome

    Posted by Steve on behalf of Rosana, a Immigration client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Abbe Kingston.
    • I hired Abbe 6-12 months ago.
    • Abbe handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I have a family friend Rosana who is from a Central American country, and been living in the U.S. for over 20 years. She's married to an American-born citizen with 2 American-born children. Her immigration problems have finally been solved by Mr. Kingston and his staff. I have acted throughout as her intermediary and educator since she has no access to computers and almost no understanding of American bureaucracy. After I contacted Mr. Kingston based on a recommendation to me last November, Mr. Kingston has been able to have her warrant rescinded, and been able to obtain for her a DHS Work Authorization card. She has now received her Social Security card just last week. Rosana had previously tried twice to immigrate by retaining two different Los Angeles attorneys, both of whom stalled on her case and were repeatedly ineffective. Mr. Kingston and his staff explained each of the steps throughout these past 9 months and achieved one success after another, all steps towards Rosana's goal. Mr. Kingston's efforts have brought great results, and we thank him for all that he has been able to accomplish.

  2. Immigration Attorney - Highly Recommended

    Posted by a Immigration client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Abbe Kingston.
    • I hired Abbe 1-3 years ago.
    • Abbe handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I was referred to Mr. Kingston to handle my immigration case because he is a certified immigration law specialist. He was able to get my case approved despite previous unsuccessful attempts by other immigration attorneys, processing problems and issues. His staff was very helpful and Mr. Kingston was available personally to answer my questions. Mr. Kingston's knowledge of the law and his approach resulted in a favorable disposition of my case. His fee structure was fair and clearly stated and there were no disputes. I received continuous updates and advice while my case was pending. I highly recommend Mr. Kingston

  3. Immigration Attorney - Recommendation

    Posted by Ian, a Immigration client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Abbe Kingston.
    • I hired Abbe 1-3 years ago.
    • Abbe handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I have been trying to obtain legal status in the U.S. for over 10 years and worked with several lawyers. Finally, I was introduced to Mr. Kingston and his office staff. My problem and my legal status was favorably resolved in a timely and cost effective manner. I can highly recommend Mr. Kingston to handle and resolve immigration related matters.

  4. Highly Recommended Immigration Specialist - Santa Barbara, CA

    Posted by a Immigration client,
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     Excellent
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     Excellent
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    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Abbe Kingston.
    • I hired Abbe 1-3 years ago.
    • Abbe handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I contacted Mr. Kingston because he was referred to me by colleagues for a complicated immigration matter. He is board certified but was truly able to explain the details in a way that I could understand the problems in my case. I was able to deal directly with him and was not passed off to paralegals or other office staff members. He was knowledgeable and attentive. I received excellent legal representation. He quickly and efficiently obtained a positive resolution of my case.

  5. Immigration Lawyer Santa Barbara

    Posted by a Immigration client,
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     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Abbe Kingston.
    • I hired Abbe more than 3 years ago.
    • Abbe handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Immigration Attorney Kingston provided me with realistic expectations and delivered what he promised. I spoke with 2 other attorneys who made everything sound simple and easy, when in fact it wasn't. Mr. Kingston was successful and very knowledgable about immigration law.

  6. Lacking of Interest in His Cases

    Posted by a Immigration client,
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     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Fair
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Fair
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Abbe Kingston.
    • I hired Abbe more than 3 years ago.
    • Abbe handled my Immigration matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    He is the typical lawyer that let their assistants work for him. And of course, the assistants are out their mind. I always had to call to know about my case. He never answers the phone, he is always busy for your calls; he never answers your email, the assistants do.
    My process has been delay not for the INS processing time, it has been delay for their not interest in my case.
    He also found the way how to get more money from my case instead of find the fastest and honest solution.

    Before select this lawyer, please think about it.

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