Miami, FL asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Puerto Rico

Q: 20 yr old female living in Florida. I want to get married. But my father doesn’t approve. Can he force me go back to PR?

2 Lawyer Answers
Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL

A: You sre over 18 and automatically emancipated

Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Carolina, PR
  • Licensed in Puerto Rico

A: Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. In the state of Florida the legal age of majority is 18. Since you are a resident of over said age you are legally emancipated and thus are an adult byou can legally marry your boyfriend without your father's consent. You are of legal age.

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