My parents have joint custody, I’m on week with my mom I’m Humacao, and another with my dad in Caguas. I’ve been trying to convince my mother to ask for full custody for over two years now but she always puts it off. At this point in desperate, can I just decide not to go to my dads house? My... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA and for the telephone call. As explained be phone, if you have made deposits or payments to your pensión plan during the three years that you lived with your wife then she will have a crédit of fifty percent of what you paíd into the plan. Since you seperated...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. In order for you to get a divorce decree, you must request it personally since these cases are prívate. You will need to contact the Court to find out exactly what is needed for you to authorized your father to receive a copy of said decree.
A friend of mine lived in Puerto Rico until 6 months ago. He moved to Puerto Rico from Florida when his wife moved to Puerto Rico with kids to stay close to kids and be involved in their lives. Even while separated he provides $1000/ month to support the kids. He's been separated from wife for 4... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. The divorce process is held in family Court. The process includes determinación of parens patria,custody, child support and visitation rights if the parties do not reach an agreement among themselves. Our system is extremely jealous in protecting the children...Read more »
In general, the 2017 TCJA changes the tax laws related to divorce in some key respects. The tax aspects of a property settlement did not change where property changes hands at the time the divorce is finalized. But be careful of receiving property with a built in tax gain where the value exceeds...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. Your wife can refuse a mutual consent divorce but there are other causes for divorce such as irreconcilable differences. This cause is a way to get a divorce when one party does not want a mutual consent divorce. There is no denying this type of divorce. It is...Read more »
What evidence do I need to get custody from the unsafe environment my kids are in, I cant prove anything because I am stuck in the US in the army and my husband is violent. I am scared the kids will be harmed mentally, and I don't want to go to a custody battle with nothing to show for. He is... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. Your best move is to speak with your superiores to established you being assigned and deployed at one military base for a set time span that you can take your children with you. The custody in normally always given to the mother. It would be a good to have...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. This año depends on what grounds you have filed the divorce under. A mutual consentimiento case is usually one week but a infidelity case can be more than a year. The average usually is 90 days to 6 months.
husband lives in Florida, properties in NJ and FLA, PR, married over 21 yrs. husband filing irreconcilable wants USA properties. my rights?. I live in PR. I have no significant income to pay lawyer. left me because I am in PR caring for parents with dementia, cannot leave them. lives with other... Read more »
Happy holidays and thank you for using JUSTIA. Local law under this filing does not divide marital property thus a seperate claim has to be filed. You should consult an attorney and file divorce for infidelity. You have full rights to 50% of all marital goods. You also have the right to request...Read more »
Good morning and thank you for using JUSTIA. There are two ways for you to achieve your quest. The first way is to request the divorce decree from the court and the second way is to request the certificate from the Registry of demografic records (Registro Demografico). Your best bet is to do an...Read more »
Good evening and thank you for using JUSTIA. In order to have a marriage there are three marital vows that must exist as per law, these are mutual support, mutual care and living under the same roof as a married couple. Any breach of these vows creates the a stage for filing a divorce. There are...Read more »
Yes. You have to file a divorce and custody case in Puerto Rico. You will need to request the transfer of residency of the minors to the USA. The court will evaluate the request so you can travel to the US with the kids.
My husband and I have been separated for 10 months. We have a 8 month old daughter. He has been violent, aggressive towards me in various occasions. I left to Puerto Rico, because I didn't feel safe anymore after the threats of him wanting to kill me. I have been staying with my family for now.... Read more »
I have had my 2 year old under my care since she was born. I have been on and off with my husband the father of my daughter for the past two years. We actually only lived together under my parents household in FL for 5 months since our daughter was born and then we have been separated. I finally... Read more »
November was about three months ago. Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, which is the law in Florida, the courts of this state have jurisdiction to award custody, because the child has not been in Puerto Rico for at least six months. Puerto Rico has not adopted the...Read more »
Yes you can get divorced in Puerto Rico. The important part is how long have you been residing in Puerto Rico. If you have been living in Puerto Rico a minimum of a year, you can get divorced in Puerto Rico.
You will need the marriage certificate, birth certificate of all the children in...Read more »
I was forced by my commander and pressured by family. My ex was physically and mentally abusing towards me. I thought I had to sign it. Now she wants my retirement and alimony. This has been going on since 2012 and if been paying 80% of my pay to her. I just want to be divorced without living in... Read more »
If the agreement was signed under duress, It could be set aside by a court for lack of consent. In P.R., support for an ex spouse is base on necessity. Your ex will have to prove the need for the support.
Sounds like you have a lawyer. You should ask your lawyer.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...Read more »
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