Q: I live in New York but want to sue a contractor in Puerto Rico - where do I file?
A: The venue rules in New York permit a person to file a complaint in the county in which s/he resides. Keep in mind, however, the law of Puerto Rico will probably apply. Note: if there is an agreement that contains a choice of law and a venue clause, then the contract would most likely govern (assuming the contract provides that its provision is without regard to a conflict of laws analysis).
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