Posts Categorized: News

A brief note after hurricane María

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Maria hit Puerto Rico very hard and the law firm was no exception.  While we did not suffer much damage, there is no electricity, Internet, phone and water services.  Our staff and families are all doing well, but most government agencies are closed and we do not have access to the information we need to… Read more »

EMPLOYMENT LAW – TRANSCRIPT

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http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-vmxyd-6606d2 Hello this is Santiago Lampon. I am a lawyer and a notary in Puerto Rico. Most of my business has to deal with real estate transactions, both residential and commercial. One thing that I want to share with you and remember you can go to puertoricolegalblog.com to reach my free articles and free videos…. Read more »

WONDERING

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  http://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7psxk-663b48 Good morning. This is attorney and  notary Santiago Lampon. This is my first podcast for  2017. Its January the 4th. I spent a  few days already on the run, working and getting things done in the new year  and I have been thinking what should I post about in my very  first opportunity… Read more »

Latest News in Puerto Rico Real Estate

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Latest news about property in Puerto Rico

If the prospect of buying property in the beautiful island nation of Puerto Rico interests you, either for vacation or retirement purposes, then you probably already know that there’s a lot to love about real estate in Puerto Rico. To start, there is the temperate climes and ease of access.  Plenty of airlines make direct flights… Read more »

Puerto Rico 2016 – A current state of affairs

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Yesterday, I was listening to a radio show on my way home and the subject was the financial issues being faced by the Government of Puerto Rico.

Yesterday, I was listening to a radio show on my way home and the subject was the financial issues being faced by the Government of Puerto Rico.  Of course, any subject enjoys a gama of points of view and plenty of people willing to share their opinion with the rest of us.  I am doing… Read more »

New Overtime Rule

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The new Final Rule for updating the Fair Labor Standards Act means more employees are now entitled to overtime pay for hours worked past 40 hours.

Most people have heard the saying “a fair day’s pay for a hard day’s work”. My father used to lament the loss of this standard in the American job market. With the cost of living on the rise, a prevalent “keeping up with the Joneses” attitude, and a widening gap between upper and lower classes,… Read more »

Puerto Rico Workmen’s Compensation

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Dear Visitor: A brief note to those who have a workmen’s compensation policy or plan under Puerto Rico Law, which is compulsory to be had with the Fondo del Seguro del Estado (“FSE”). July 20th is the deadline for payment of this policy.  PLEASE NOTE that it is important that the payment is received by… Read more »