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K-3 petetion was withdrawn

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My k-3 petetion was withdrawn and was aproved with no appeal 4 months after I arrived here. Does this mean my spouse has no financial or any obligation towards me now? Can I sue for money if we divorce? Or will I have to just go back to my country?

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As to whether you can sue for spousal support, contact a divorce/family lawyer.

Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street, Suite 707 San Francisco, CA 94104


How can the petition be withdrawn and yet approved?

Carl Shusterman, Esq.
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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.



My petition was aproved to come here, but then 4 months later the spousal support was withdrawn,the I 130 and I 864 because things did not work out.We were married a very short time.


I agree with my colleagues.

J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice, as not all the facts are known. You should retain an attorney to review all the facts specific to your case in order to receive advise specific to your case. The statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship. Answers on Avvo can only be general ones, as specific answers would require knowledge of all the facts. As such, they may or may not apply to the question.


I recommend you contact a divorce attorney as to the financial or other obligations towards you. Your question is unclear was the petition approved and subsequently withdrawn?



Yes, aproved then withdrawn, short marriage

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