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Q: How long does it take to get a court date in Puerto Rico for a divorce?

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Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Carolina, PR
  • Licensed in Puerto Rico

A: Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. This año depends on what grounds you have filed the divorce under. A mutual consentimiento case is usually one week but a infidelity case can be more than a year. The average usually is 90 days to 6 months.

Once you file the Court automáticamente gives 30 days to Answers the claim and 60 days for Discovery. Do the fastest is 90 days if every thing goes as planed. However in law nothing ever goes as planed. Thus it is a good bet that your first hearing Will be set in the fourth or fifth Month after the inicial filing.

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