Hello and thank you for using Justia. An expungement of a criminal case in Puerto Rico is a legal process by which a criminal record is eliminated as to be able to obtain a certificate of good conduct. There are various crimes that cannot be expunged ever and other crimes have certain restrictions....Read more »
He threatened me that he would call the police and get me arrested for kidnapping, he doesn't want the baby to leave. What is the law on this? Could I get in trouble? What can I do to prevent this issue? We are not married and I've been the one with her always. No custody by court, but I am the... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using Justia. You have physical custody and as such can leave. However he does have parental rights and as such can file in court for visitation rights. The child also has rights to receive financial support from biological father. The best way to handle this situatión is...Read more »
Hi i live in Puerto Rico I buy a part from a computer on ebay from a seller living in NewYork, i returned the part because it was defective and now the seller is sending me emails saying that he lawsuit me for froud and thief.
I have not sleep in days because what this person doing for no... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. Yes they can sue but not in New York. It would have to be in Puerto Rico at the Federal Court since there is a diversity of Residency. You need to verify with E-Bay what the rules are for transactions made on thier site as to place of transaction. Where the...Read more »
My dad died in 2002 in Pennsylvania. He was born in Puerto Rico and when he died, him and his sisters inherited their fathers land. Three years ago, my sister and I found out that we were his forced heirs to this land. My dad's siblings, (3 brothers, and 4 sisters), sold the land without... Read more »
Hello and thank you for using JUSTIA. You will need to hire an Attorney in Puerto Rico to claim your rights to your inheritance as representatives of your father. First you will have to file a declaration of inheritors for your father's estate. Once you receive the court resolution declaring you...Read more »
Good afternoon. This simply means illegal appropiation of goods. The alledged crime commited was theft without any violence to the victim. If the amount stolen was under one thousand dollars then it is a misdermenor (article 192 of the penal code) punishable by up to three months in jail,...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 »
The short answer is that no person ever "presses" charges against anyone in the criminal context, so you can't press charges against anyone. The legal rational is that crimes are committed against the government and it is the government that decides whether to charge someone.
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