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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Puerto Rico on
Q: 20 yr old female living in Florida. I want to get married. But my father doesn’t approve. Can he force me go back to PR?

Thanks

Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte
Nelson Jose Francisco Alvarez-Aponte answered on Sep 3, 2019

Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. In the state of Florida the legal age of majority is 18. Since you are a resident of over said age you are legally emancipated and thus are an adult byou can legally marry your boyfriend without your father's consent. You are of legal age.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Civil Rights for Puerto Rico on
Q: Are there any resources in PR for dealing with Parental Alienation issues?

http://www.duhaime.org/LegalDictionary/P/ParentalAlienation.aspx

Naomi Jusino
Naomi Jusino answered on Nov 9, 2017

Yes.

Under a case of custody or visitations you can allege Parental Alienation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Civil Rights and Education Law for Puerto Rico on
Q: Do you know of any case about Homeschooling recently?

I would like to know if there is any recent case about a violation to the right of the parents to homeschool their children.

Naomi Jusino
Naomi Jusino answered on Oct 31, 2016

No, in Puerto Rico there is no recent case.

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