Matteson, IL asked in Child Custody for Puerto Rico

Q: Is there a legal age that a child can decide where they would like to live.

My daughter has express multiple times wanting to live with me. What can I do?

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Jose Rivera
Jose Rivera
Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Ponce, PR
  • Licensed in Puerto Rico

A: Greetings:

It may depend on many factors, but you can certainly retain the services of an attorney and file for legal custody and all the cases related to the matter.

The court will evaluate and order a social study, as well as an evaluation to oversee if such changes will result on the improvement of her wellbeing and quality of life.

It will also establish a parental visitation rights regime as well as how the custody and dynamic between the parents will work.

Of course this is the simplest way to explain it without getting into the technical, legal and evidentiary details of the process.

If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us directly and we will be glad to be at your service.

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