Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte's answer Good afternoon and thank you for using JUSTIA. Yes Puerto Rico does include all your biological or legally adopted children. Before you request any evaluation from the court please verify the manual used by the courts to assign child support payments. On page 16 of the "Reglamento Núm. 8529 de 30 de octubre de 2014, Administración para el Sustento de Menores, Departamento de la Familia, según enmendado por el Reglamento Núm. 8564 de 6 de marzo de 2015 11Administración para el Sustento de...
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte's answer Good morning and thank you for using JUSTIA. The answer is yes it will be considered as child support since it is monies paid to him from your behalf. The payment that your son gets every month is a benefit due to your military service thus it is a benefit from your labor. Said payment is given to him because of you and as such is a payment given by you indirectly so it is child support.
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte's answer Good afternoon and thank you for using JUSTIA. You must file a motion in court with the evidence and request a hearing on the matter. At the hearing you will need to show that visits with the father in Puerto Rico are emotionaly and psychologicaly damaging to the child and why.
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte's answer Good morning and thank you for using JUSTIA. Under local Puerto Rico Law a child is a minor until the age of 21. The law requires payment of child support until the age of 21 and until the court issues order to end payments even if he is no longer a student. Student status has nothing to do with the obligation to pay child support for minor children. Once your child turns 21 you must submit a motion to the court requesting order to halt child support payments.
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte's answer Good evening and thank you for using JUSTIA. If there is a court order and you son will continue to study then yes until he is 25 years old. If he will not continue to study then you will need to file a motion to the court asking for termination order. You must continue to pay until court terminates the order.
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte's answer Good evening and thank you for using Justia. Your children should be receiving benefits from the VA since the father is getting benefits. Grandparents are a secondary payee but only if the principle parent in unable to pay. You should contact the VA for payment of child support.
Bari Weinberger's answer Thank you for your question. No, you would not be responsible for pay your son’s child support obligation. I strongly suggest that your son contact a family law attorney that would be able to give him advice and devise a plan in order to request a reduction of child support.
Terrence H Thorgaard's answer 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 UCCJEA.
So it's possible that the Florida court could order you to return the child to Florida.
I suggest that you find an attorney in PR who is also admitted to practice in Florida.
Lcdo. IVAN M ALERS's answer In Puerto Rico, the child support is due since it was requested at ASUME or in the court with jurisdiction. If a child support amount is due, and the child is still a minor, you must sue the debtor demanding the payment in the forum where the child support was established. However, in general, you will only have the right to request a back pay of the amount due for the previous five years since the child became an adult. If you never made a child support petition, you can't request a back...
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