Q: My Dad is separated. His wife wants to sell he does not. What rights does he have?
They are going through a divorce. He is a senior with no other means where to live. She is also paying a portion on the condo. But he does not have any other means of paying that portion. So, According to Puerto Rico what are his rights as a Senior and part owner? And she left the home and he is still there.
A: If they divorce it’s likely to be considered marital asset and they may have to sell it to divide it. It all depends on the facts of the case and what the judge decides. If he’s not working with an attorney for the divorce he should considering doing so. If he is ordered to sell, then he may have to take his portion from the sale to use on another living space.
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