Cared for grandparents for more than 10 years. Was the only one bc grandparents only son (my father) was deceased. My sister and I are the only “family” left. She never involved herself in helping or supporting in their care. I cared for them full time then I had to move in to care 24/7 till... Read more »
on file in PR. Can grandparents get temporary custody while court requires rehabilitation?
We live in Wa state! Our home was the children’s home away from home before they moved from here to PR! Son in law is abusive to our daughter and has complete control over her! What can be done to... Read more »
Given proof that the children are exposed to child neglect and dangerous or high risk situations, the children grandparents can file a complaint to the Family Department and child protection and enforcement division simultaneously followed by petition for custody of theses...Read more »
It will depend on many factors and whether you stopped studying temporarily. If you never left school and have both academic aptitude and attitude under the court standards test, then his ceasing of paying child support and exercising his responsibilities might be illegal....Read more »
I want to leave with my daughter from my bad husband who hasn't been treating us good at all. Should I wait until she is 18 in 2 years or am I able to book a flight to New York and leave now. I just don't want to get into any trouble.
Leaving the jurisdiction with your kid without the other parents consent can open the possibility of him filing a complaint against you and a possible criminal process. Considering that you are married, are having incidents with you husband and have a minor, there are several...Read more »
It is highly recommendable for you to request a hearing that will hear your reasons to move from this jurisdiction to another and for the court to evaluate the best options for both parents and the kid in that given situation. Specially when visitation rights and parental rights...Read more »
It is highly recommendable for you to request a hearing so the court can evaluate whether it will grant such authorization. The court will evaluate your reasons to move from this jurisdiction to another and will evaluate the best options for both parents and the kid in that given...Read more »
She will have to show through her grades that she has the academical aptitude and attitude to achieve a degree and that she need your assistance to achieve those goals. She will have to provide the proper evidence to the court. You will have to pay until she reaches the age of 25...Read more »
Asume in Puerto Rico is very difficult to make contact with.. Things such as kids mom getting married son dropping out daughter is now pregnant and graduating high school has never been reported by custodial parent. I have the documents to most of the things but still have not recieved a word... Read more »
ASUME is an agency that is hard to make contact with over the phone even for us attorneys. You can still file electronically, but given your case, there are several technical issues that you have to address to this agency in regards to your child support payments and the...Read more »
My son had dropped out of high school at 16 then decided to go to job corps. Graduated at 17 was working for some people on the island then move to FL. Just turning 18yo. Lived with me and i found him employment were i am currently. He was with me for about a year before he moved out and back with... Read more »
You have to request to have your child support case reviewed so you can provide proof that you have been providing for your son and that he has been living with you all that time through your legal representation. The court will examine the evidence and listen to the parties...Read more »
We are not married and he left us when she was 2 1/2 months to Texas then to Florida. He came back in November 2019. He now lives in PR but has rarely visited us. My daughter is now 1 year and a few months old. He has really made much efforts on helping us. My mother and grandmother has been... Read more »
By not having a court sentence that with grant your physical custody of your child, you will have to request a court hearing that will evaluate the situation and inquire the father about his consent on his child leaving the jurisdiction.
Asume in PR has been garnishing child support from paycheck, but the mother of the child has never received the money; it's been months. I received a letter from IRS that the stimulus check was sent to Asume, my current wife and little son ended up with nothing, still the mother of my other... Read more »
My son is 27 years old, more than 5 years past his age of majority, hence past the Statute of Limitations in Puerto Rico. But the federal government collected some past arrears from my tax refund. What can I do to get my money back and stop future garnishment?
If you have a child support outstanding debt they can collect through any means. Your best bet would be to establish a payment plan or pay in full the debt if you can. Through your legal representation.
If you have any other questions feel free to contact us directly and...Read more »
My grandmother, his mom, passed away one month before him and the family would like to inter the ashes in the same mausoleum in Colombia. His common-law wife refuses to interact with his daughters. Legally can something be done to get some of his ashes?
Our condolences to you and your family. You have to know the whereabouts of your dad and know what happened afterwards. Then you will have to get a release form the agency and a court order to be able to request the procedure to be made in order to transport the ashes with you....Read more »
You can file through your legal representation the course of action to regain and keep the legal custody of your kids, reinforce through the proper channels and agencies to proceed on securing the well being of your kids.
The first step should be to reinforce the court...Read more »
Previous marriage. Together the only had one child which is me. My father is try to sell the house in Puerto Rico my mother didn’t not leave a will. Can her other kids receive money from the sell or no
In a simple explanation. When your mother passed away half of the estate passes to you father and the other half is divided between you and your relatives. In a more technical one, the estate gets divided in half first as we first explained and then it will get evaluated an...Read more »
The jurisdiction belongs to exclusively New Jersey, but If the father lives in Puerto Rico you can enforce the order through the interstate child enforcement services agency. They have liaisons with the local child enforcement services agency and will assist you on your case....Read more »
As a parent you can request documents and credentials of your dependents. If they're of legal age they can request the documents themselves. If the mother prevents you from exercising your parental rights, you can file in court to validate those rights and have visitation...Read more »
NCP deployed overseas, ex wife filed for child support in PR saying he wasn’t paying any money. He has proof that he was sending money to his youngest son, the other two he wasn’t sending money because prior to a case being opened in PR they had child support agreements in Philadelphia. The... Read more »
You will have to request a review of the case and hearings to present the evidence that can prove that there were child support cases in other jurisdictions, present copy of the deployment orders and that one of the dependents was living with dad a long with any other evidence...Read more »
I read that many states do deviate from guidelines when NCP has other children to care for or other support orders (for children not on case). Does ASUME deviate or consider the other children as an expense or credit?
Yes the court deviates from those guidelines when taking in consideration other child support obligations and kids under the non custodial parents care, among other factors that will give credit and establish a more just child support payment so every dependent doesn't get...Read more »
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