I have a building in Puerto Rico where a tenant recently stopped paying rent and went back to the states. There are 6 months left on the lease and I am trying to decide whether it's worth pursuing in court.
If I am able to get a lawsuit judgment in PR courts can I then extend that... Read more »
answered on Jun 19, 2020
A judgment from Puerto Rico would be treated as a judgment from any of the 50 states. The judgment creditor would need to follow the procedure required under the laws of the state where property ( or assets such as bank accounts, etc.) has been found, so that the P.R. judgment can be executed in... Read more »
About 2 years ago I won A civil suit in Puerto Rico against my niece(who happens to be a police officer) who had stolen money from my account. I live in New York. She was ordered to pay me back sum of $27,000. She paid me only $10,000 and has not bothered to pay the rest. My lawyer said that I... Read more »
answered on Nov 28, 2017
You can docket the judgment from Puerto Rico in New York. You need to get a certified copy from the court there.
answered on Jan 8, 2017
You have to file the claim and notify your summons to the last address known of that person. If you don't know the address you will have to publish the summons via edict.
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