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Friends divorce. Does it effect my green card process if I will be a witness in divorce case?

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My friend is going through a divorce, he asked me to be a witness for his character as his wife is putting false allegations of him being an abusive husband. Does it effect my green card or immigration process? He also obtained restraining orders against his wife few weeks ago, could she really pass with this kind of fake allegations of abuse? They were married for only 6 months.. What would the husband owe his wife in best and worst case? She already took away 95% of the things from home when he was not there without telling him. What can he do? He is already in debt of around 5000$ and do not have any assets. His car is on lease and he is renting an apartment. They were married in India but getting divorce in CA, does CA have any specific rules?

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  1. It would not affect your green card process.

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    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration experience. His response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.

  2. The response to the question about their divorce affecting you is no. The other questions need to be presented to a family law attorney licensed in the state if California.

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  3. No, the events you describe will not have any effect on your green card process.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts are known. It is your responsibility to retain a lawyer to analyze the facts specific to your particular situation in order to give you specific advice. Specific answers will require cognizance of all pertinent facts about your case. Any answers offered on Avvo are of a general nature only, and are not meant to create an attorney-client relationship.

  4. Being a witness will not affect your green card process.

    The answer provided here is general in nature and does not take into account other factors that may need to be reviewed for a more precise answer. You should consult with an immigration attorney before taking any action. The answer here is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship.

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