Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for Puerto Rico

Q: if a parent leaves their child for months at a time and the child was in university (19-20yo) what should happen. in PR*

legal and step parent left puerto rico for just about 4 months and saying that they werent going to come back to live but now live in PR again and now that (now 20yo) lives in their boyfriends mothers house. and gets no support and no financial support from their parent. now has been almost 7 months since that happened. can something be done, in Puerto Rico, still?

1 Lawyer Answer
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Carolina, PR
  • Licensed in Puerto Rico

A: Hello and thank you for using Justia. The daughter is a minor until age 21 thus she has a right to request Child Support from her parents. Since she is a student she may qualifying for económical support until the age of 25 or date of graduatión, which ever occurs first.

The Child Support can be requested in a Court procedure or in A.S.U.M.E..

If you need additional information please feel free to contact me directly.

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