Hello and thank you for using Justia. The Child Support laws in Puerto Rico are applicable upto the age of 21. There is an exemption to this rule when your Child is studying. If this is not the case, then you must petition the Court to eliminate Child Support. It is not eliminated automatically....Read more »
The jurisdiction belongs to exclusively New Jersey, but If the father lives in Puerto Rico you can enforce the order through the interstate child enforcement services agency. They have liaisons with the local child enforcement services agency and will assist you on your case....Read more »
I read that many states do deviate from guidelines when NCP has other children to care for or other support orders (for children not on case). Does ASUME deviate or consider the other children as an expense or credit?
Hello and thank you for using Justia. The child support payment is for the child's benefit regardless where he/she may be. There is no provisión in law as to eliminating child support payment because said child is in rehabilitation. I donot think that a Court will eliminate the obligation to...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. Your brother has to file a motion requesting visitation. This will have the Court regulate the visitation process and garantee his right to have visitation with his daughters. The Court will obligate the Mother to allow visitation and paternal relationships. It...Read more »
My husband is getting child support taken out from his Check every week he was not aware of the order from Puerto Rico as the child or month we are no longer in Puerto Rico and he has been paying support directly to her. Now she has not been getting the money taken out, from asume in Puerto Rico as... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. Unless he has been emancipated under law, he is still a minor thus child support payments will continue. You must request emancipation. Once your son is emancipated, you then have to file a Motion in Court for the elimination of the child support order....Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. A felony warrent can be executed in Puerto Rico if Michigan files a request thus in theory yes you can be extradited. Your best bet is to hire an Attorney in Michigan and have the case cleared up. You may be able to set up a payment plan and avoid extradiction.
I had my son and his lived in VA for over 9 month. He visit and his mother left to PR with him. VA had jurisdiction over my son when I file my paperwork. Court was a year late. I won custody of my in the states. I went to Puerto Rico to pick him up. And not one did anything to help me retrieve my... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. The applicable law in this matter is the Uniforme Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) which basically establishes that the first state which issues a Judicial determination of custody shall retain the jurisdiction over said matter. Thus if Virginia had legal...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. This all depends on what your available income is after the other child support payments have been issued. You will need to show that you are required to pay child support in another jurisdiction.
If you need additional information feel free to contact...Read more »
My husbands son is 23 . All of his friends graduated with a bachelors degree a year ago. His son is taking over 5 yrs for college because he has only been a part time student(he started college at 18yrs old) . He should be a full time student since he does not and has not ever had a job or any... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. The case law on the matter of continúed child support after the age of majority (21) when said child is continuing his studies is found in Key Nieves vs Oyola Nieves 116 DPR 261. In said case the ruling contains the requisits needed to continue said child...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. The child support payments are for the children thus said payments should be sent to the person whom has the physical custody of the children in other words where the children actually live. For this to happen, you will need to file a petition in the Court to...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. The child is still a minor and has a legal right to receive child support Even if he is in jail. The differences now is that said child support payments will be maid to the party whom has his custody thus the Juveniles Corrections Department in the child's...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. In Puerto Rico there is no alimony, Just child support until the age of 21. Once the child tienes 21 the child support order will be eliminated if the non-custodial parent request elimination. After the age of 21until the age of 25, a child can request from...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. The jurisdiction belongs to the Court that issued the child support order or has a pending case where the child is a resident. If an order to pay child support has been issued then that issuing Court will have continual and exclusive jurisdiction on said matter...Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. You will need to file a copy of your son's induction papers. These are the documents that are given to your son when he signs up for the military services and is deployed at boot camp.
She was born in PR but has been living with her mother and brother in PA for the past six years. She was helped by her grandparents (mother's parents) without our knowledge or consent. What are our options if any? We do not agree with her moving to PR.
This is quite a complex situation. Depending on the state where she resides, when she turns 18, as an adult, she can make her own decisions and be held responsible for her own actions. But as soon as she resides in Puerto Rico, if there hasn't been and emancipation procedure or if she...Read more »
A couple was married 2 years, and have 2 children. After multiple attempts at reconciliation due to her cheating, they separated. She took kids and moved to Puerto Rico from Florida without father's permission. Father moved for a 2 yr period to Puerto Rico to be close to kids. But now he... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. That amount requested by your wife for child support sounds very extravagant. The child support laws are very clear cita. It tales both parties monthly income and then refers to a chart that sets a number for child support based on the percentage that each...Read more »
I pay Child Support for 2 kids through ASUME in PR, but I'm located in TX. My kids have been living in CT for the last 5 years. My daughter is about to be eighteen, and came to live with me after her High School Graduation, but my son stayed with the Custodial Parent. How can I proceed to... Read more »
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