Governor of Puerto Rico and Same-sex Marriage – official declarations June 2015
Prenuptial agreements under Puerto Rico Law have very stringent requirements, which when absent nullify most if not all prenuptial agreements done outside of Puerto Rico. A prenuptial agreement in Puerto Rico requires that it be done through a public deed executed before a notary public in Puerto Rico. The contents and format of the deed… Read more »
Recently the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decided that no state can prohibit same sex marriages. Puerto Rico is following this ruling and same sex marriages will soon be effective in Puerto Rico. While some individuals question the applicability of the SCOTUS decision to Puerto Rico, I believe the writing is on the… Read more »
Mortgages are the most common lien encumbering properties in Puerto Rico. Through this video I discuss the basics of clearing a property from a mortgage lien. Yours, Santiago F. Lampón
In our real estate practice at Lampón & Associates we regularly deal with entities and individual clients, who during the course of their business become accustomed to handling real estate transactions in the United States and other countries of the world. When the time comes to perform a real estate transaction in Puerto Rico, the… Read more »
The term “clearing services” is not commonly used in Puerto Rico when referring to a real estate transaction. As a matter of fact, unless one is deeply submerge in real estate transactions which are handled in the English language, the term is not used at all. In Spanish, we do use the term “título limpio”… Read more »
DOMESTICATION OF JUDGMENT – A New term I learned today A few days ago I posted about the importance the meaning of words play in understanding legal procedures, specifically real estate transactions in Puerto Rico. Today, I learned about the “Domestication of a Judgement” in New York and how it relates to Puerto Rico. The… Read more »
Via Puerto Rico Real Estate for English speaking individuals – Google Docs.