Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Puerto Rico

Date: May 2021


Website for Statutes: 


  • Adoption: title 8, chapter 41A; title 31, subtitle 1, part VI, chapter 65A
  • Child protection: title 8, chapter 23B, subchapters 1 through 3
  • Child welfare: title 8, chapters 23B (subchapter 4), chapters 24A, 26; title 31, subtitle 1, part VIII, chapter 81


Website for Administrative Code: 


Information on regulations is available only in Spanish.

Other Resources

Laws and Regulations of the Judiciary