Q: I’m on vacation in Puerto Rico and my son’s father owes me child support in New Jersey. I have the order, where
Can I go file for child support in Puerto Rico with the order from New Jersey?
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. Other specific procedures mat vary on the specifics of you circumstances. If you have any other questions or need an attorney legal assistant feel free to contact us directly.
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