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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Products Liability for Puerto Rico on
Q: Hello, If a house in Puerto Rico is under both spouses name and one dies do the children get part of the property.

House was purchased under 2 peoples names, they each have children from prior marriages and children together , what happens if one dies ?

Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel answered on Mar 2, 2017

Puerto Rican law is based on the old Spanish codes and is nothing like American law. You need to speak with a local lawyer there. Act quick. The phrase possession is nine tenths of the law applies most heavily in places like Puerto Rico.

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Q: Do product warnings always absolve a seller or manufacturer from liability if a consumer is hurt? Are there exceptions?
Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman answered on Jan 7, 2017

Warning labels are intended to give consumers what may be an intended or unintended danger of the product's use. The labels themselves are subjective and would be scrutinized by a court or fact finder to determine whether they were sufficient or not. If the warnings are clear, concise and accepted... Read more »

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