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Jose Emmanuel Santiago

Jose Emmanuel Santiago

  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence ...
  • Puerto Rico
Claimed Lawyer Profile

José E. Santiago is an attorney whose legal practice concentrates on family law, Divorce, military family law, custody, visitation rights, and child support. Also, José has an ample experience on Jurisdictional issues arising between States.

In 2018 he wrote and offers regularly a legal education course on Interstate Conflicts in Custody cases between States. The course has been offered at the Annual Convention of the Puerto Rican Bar Association since then, also been a regular course offered by that institution.

José has been assisting his clients since 2013 with jurisdictional issues regarding the interstate removal of children, Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act claims, validating and executing custody or divorce decrees from any State of the United States, and managing jurisdictional issues when more than one State claims jurisdiction.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Puerto Rico
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
University of Puerto Rico Law School
J.D. | Law
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Articles & Publications
Jurisdicción Interestatal en Casos de Familia
Convención Colegio de Abogados
Speaking Engagements
Interstate Family Law: Custody and Divorce, Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico
Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico
Custody, Removal of Children, and Interstate Jurisdiction, Intercontenintal Hotel
Interstate Jurisdiction: Custody, Hotel Caribe Hilton
Interstate Jurisdiction In Family Law Cases, UMET Bayamon
Contact & Map
623 Ave. Ponce de León
Suite 506-B
San Juan, PR 00917
Toll-Free: (787) 220-5485
Monday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed