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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Domestic Violence and Juvenile Law for Puerto Rico on
Q: How long does my son's father have to be absent to be considered abandonment, and terminate his parental rights?

We are not married. His name is not on the birth certificate. I have proof he denied the baby, refused involvement, left &moved states during the pregnancy. I have proof that he refuses to tell me where he is. I offered him a DNA test which he also refuses. He has not offered any financial... Read more »

Jose M. Rivera Santos, Esq.
Jose M. Rivera Santos, Esq. answered on Oct 25, 2020

Greetings:

You'll have to file a parental filiation or parentage case and all the case related to it. These type of case are very technical, so we advice you to hire legal representation.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us. We will be glad to be at your service.

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Q: How do you get a juvenile drug offense expunged from your record?
Naomi Jusino
Naomi Jusino answered on Jan 11, 2017

It will all depend on the Judgment, and if the offense was for a felony or misdemeanor.

Usually a juvenile offense doesn't affect your record.

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