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How to File for Divorce in Puerto Rico

A do-it-yourself divorce is one of the most affordable marriage dissolution options in Puerto Rico. Spouses who resolved their differences regarding asset division and childcare to make their case uncontested prefer it over hiring an attorney. However, filing for divorce without a lawyer, many people do not know where to start and what pitfalls to be aware of. To get a divorce in Puerto Rico, you should take the following steps:

  • Make sure you have lived in Puerto Rico for at least a year to qualify for marriage dissolution there.
  • Check if your case is uncontested. It means that you and your spouse must have agreed on divorce-related matters and do not need an attorney’s help.
  • Collect and fill out the appropriate papers and file them with the court.
  • Serve the spouse. In Puerto Rico, you cannot serve on your own. You must ask a third party over 18 years to hand the paperwork to your ex or hire a process server. If you’re filing together, you might not need to go through the service process.
  • Wait until your hearing date is set and come to it together with your spouse.

DYI divorce is an option that helps to save money but definitely not your time. The biggest problem with such approach to marriage dissolution is that you may spend days collecting paperwork and face court rejection in the end if the documents are outdated or filled out incorrectly. In such cases, online services become a time and money-saving decision. You can get the same filled out forms and court-approval guarantees that you would with a lawyer, but for significantly smaller fee of only $139.

Divorce Forms in Puerto Rico

To file for uncontested divorce,
you will have to complete

15 forms

on average

The documents needed to file for divorce in Puerto Rico will slightly vary depending on whether you will be getting an uncontested divorce based on irretrievable breakdown or a mutual consent one. Here is a list of printable divorce forms that are commonly used in the filing process:

  • Petition for Divorce by Consent
  • Cover Sheet
  • Motion Requesting Appointment of Hearing
  • Vital Records
  • Answer to Claim of Divorce for Irreparable Breakdown

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Legal Grounds for Divorce in Puerto Rico

According to Puerto Rico laws, couples can have fault-based and no-fault divorce. The grounds for a no-fault divorce are:

  • Mutual consent.
  • Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

A no-fault option is more popular as it gives the spouses an opportunity to file for uncontested dissolution, and do it without a lawyer.

The grounds for fault-based divorce in Puerto Rico are:

  • Adultery.
  • Spousal or child abuse.
  • Alcohol or drug abuse.
  • Abandonment.
  • Incurable insanity.
  • Separation of more than 2 years.

Residency Requirements

To file for divorce in Puerto Rico, you or your spouse must have lived on the island for at least 1 year before filing.

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Warning

We take no responsibility for the samples of free do-it-yourself divorce papers in Puerto Rico that you can download from our website. All samples of free Puerto Rico divorce papers have been prepared for general informational purposes only and cannot be filed with the court.