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... View 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...View 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...View More
legal and step parent left puerto rico for just about 4 months and saying that they werent going to come back to live but now live in PR again and now that (now 20yo) lives in their boyfriends mothers house. and gets no support and no financial support from their parent. now has been almost 7... View More
Hello and thank you for using Justia. The daughter is a minor until age 21 thus she has a right to request Child Support from her parents. Since she is a student she may qualifying for económical support until the age of 25 or date of graduatión, which ever occurs first.
Mi hermano está en la cárcel y acaba de llegar una carta del “Child Support “ de la Florida a nombre de el. Quisiera saber a qué nos estamos enfrentando ya que esa no es su residencia. Adicional, ella le tiene una orden de protección a el y está pagando el la cárcel por eso y más está... View More
Saludos y gracias por usar Justia. La deuda de pensión sigue aumentando durante su estadía en la cárcel. Deben radicar una moción urgente al Tribunal informando que él está en la cárcel y qué no puede pagar pensión alimenticia estando preso.
My son was emancipated at 18 because he enlisted in the army, I stopped paying his part and continued to pay for my daughter’s part without failing, my son is now 21 and NYS Child support is still charging me for his part. I’ve called for petitions and they keep telling me they don’t have... View More
Hello and thank you for using Justia. You need to figure out where was the original Child Support obligation order issued. This is whom has the jurisdiction over the Child Support case. According to the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) (to facilitate collecting child support across...View More
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....View 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....View 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...View 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...View 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... View 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....View 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... View 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...View 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.
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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... View 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...View 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...View More
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