She will be finished with her technical college of cosmetology by mid April. Once she starts working, I need to know when and how I go about stopping child support. ASUME has been no help at all. Thank you!
In Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, I have two boys who are 20 and 18 years old. Instead of using Assume, I have been paying child support through military allotment. My second oldest has been out of school for six months, and my eldest has been out for a year and a half. In Puerto Rico, their collegiate... Read more »
In Puerto Rico, a minor reaches legal age when he or she reaches 21 years old. Nevertheless, Rule of Law states that a dependant child may be entitled to receive child support through 25, if said child is studying undergraduate or even graduate studies.
My husband’s original child support order only mentioned he is to pay the basic support amount and that he was to cover 50% of gastos escolares. His most recent modified order includes the basic support plus a supplementary monthly education expense (believes it’s for tutoring) and he is to... Read more »
The answer to both of your questions is "Yes". Your child's father is responsible for paying half of any and all expenses associated to your child's education, including books, materials, clothing, and extracurricular activities.
Various times throughout the past 2 years I have tried to contact ASUME by phone and email to no avail. My child and his mother have moved to the same state I reside in and have now lived here for about 4-5 years, however the child support case is still with ASUME in PR where they were living... Read more »
Also, is there a way to verify if he is working? I have no contact with him and it's the mother who says he is studying. I recently removed my daughter from child support & nobody ever told me about her grades or if she worked or not. I am paying with no info, I asked to review the support... Read more »
My Dad has a past due amount that he owns to us, we are older, we don't want that money and we would like to know if we can file a letter or something refusing all the right to any past due amount ... Thank You!
You can notify the court or the agency that has jurisdiction over the child support case so they can ankowlege that you were providing and caring for your son with the proper evidence. Your son has to come forward and certify that this indeed happened. You may have to request an...Read more »
I need to confirm a stipulation in my court order which transfers the obligation depending on where my children reside. If I remember correctly, this stipulation was included when my court order was finalized to which my lawyer at the time asked to include because she knew I had every intent to... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. You can find your case file at the Court House where the original case was heard. You should call said Court and verify if your file is physically there or if it has been sent to Central Archíve.
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It will depend on many factors and whether you stopped studying temporarily. If you never left school and have both academic aptitude and attitude under the court standards test, then his ceasing of paying child support and exercising his responsibilities might be illegal....Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. The law States that it is until the age of 21. There are exceptions to this rule such as if Child continúes académic studies at age 21 upto age 25, Child becomes married or emancipated legally before age 21 or health issues that render her incapable....Read more »
Asume in Puerto Rico is very difficult to make contact with.. Things such as kids mom getting married son dropping out daughter is now pregnant and graduating high school has never been reported by custodial parent. I have the documents to most of the things but still have not recieved a word... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. You are dealing with an agency that is almost impossible to contact from a remote location. This is a must visit agency. Even then it is a daunting task even for Attorneys. This is a very téchnical agency with a vast collection of regulations and laws all of...Read more »
My son had dropped out of high school at 16 then decided to go to job corps. Graduated at 17 was working for some people on the island then move to FL. Just turning 18yo. Lived with me and i found him employment were i am currently. He was with me for about a year before he moved out and back with... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. You can and must get the Child support order reviewed and ceased. You also need to request credit for payments made directly to the Child while he was in your physical custody (residing) and / or under your care. This is amatter that you problably would want to...Read more »
My son is 27 years old, more than 5 years past his age of majority, hence past the Statute of Limitations in Puerto Rico. But the federal government collected some past arrears from my tax refund. What can I do to get my money back and stop future garnishment?
If you have a child support outstanding debt they can collect through any means. Your best bet would be to establish a payment plan or pay in full the debt if you can. Through your legal representation.
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I have a child support order from Puerto Rico but I live in Texas. My oldest daughter has reached majority but my son has not. The father has not requested termination and decided to give me half of the support. What Puerto Rican law states that child support does not end automatically at the... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. Child Support order can only be modified by a Court Order. Thus for the elimination of a Child Support order the Court must rule on eliminating the Order. Please Vieques the following link on this matter; http://www.ramajudicial.pr/orientacion/pension.htm...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. The applicable laws are found un the Civil Code under sections 31 LPRA 568 and 569. They state that Child support ends by a decree ordered by a Court or ASUME only and for reasons specifically mentioned in the law. You must request un writting the elimination...Read more »
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