Asked in Divorce for Puerto Rico

Q: If I was under duress and I signed a separation AGR. paying for alimony for life will a judge awad it to her at trial

I was forced by my commander and pressured by family. My ex was physically and mentally abusing towards me. I thought I had to sign it. Now she wants my retirement and alimony. This has been going on since 2012 and if been paying 80% of my pay to her. I just want to be divorced without living in dept for the rest of my life. What chances do I have to free myself from this burden?

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Lcdo. Ivan M. Alers
Lcdo. Ivan M. Alers
  • Licensed in Puerto Rico

A: If the agreement was signed under duress, It could be set aside by a court for lack of consent. In P.R., support for an ex spouse is base on necessity. Your ex will have to prove the need for the support.

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