Q: Hello. My husband has filed for divorce. We have been married for over 10 years but I moved to P.R 3 years ago. Can I
hire a lawyer in P.r to represent me and am I entitled to alimony?
You can request temporary spousal support and some specific situations, even though is not the norm in the Puerto Rico jurisdiction to grant alimony, you can ask for ex conjugal support until you have the means to support or fend for yourself. Note that this can be possible only in special and extraordinary circumstances.
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