Video – Puerto Rico Forced Heir Laws

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Hello, welcome to Puerto Rico Legal Video Blog. My name is Santiago Lampón and I am lawyer and notary in Puerto Rico. In this post, I am going to go over Puerto Rico Forced Heirs Law. “HEIRS” as in H-E-I-R-S.  OK? I sometimes do that my pronunciation it come across the right way. Under Puerto… Read more »

How Does Probate Work in Puerto Rico?

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Probate works differently in every country, but if you have family or property in Puerto Rico, then you'll want to understand local laws.

Inheritance law can be a little bit of a tricky subject almost no matter where you are in the world. That would be fair to say of Puerto Rico as well. When it comes to bequeathing property, particularly as a foreigner living in Puerto Rico who is receiving or leaving behind real estate, there are… Read more »

Inheritance Laws That Apply in Puerto Rico

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The best way to understand inheritance laws in Puerto Rico is from hiring a Puerto Rican attorney.

Ahh Puerto Rico, you are a beautiful land that is known for your sandy shores, cool breezes and an easy-living way of life. That being said, it’s easy to understand why so many people flock to settle down and raise families in Puerto Rico. Unfortunately, we all know that we are cursed with mortality –… Read more »

Common Puerto Rican Inheritance Law Questions

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To help you better understand Puerto Rican inheritance law, we go over the most common questions asked regarding this process.

Puerto Rico is a beautiful Caribbean island that boasts a tropical climate, lush vegetation, and a rich history and culture. It’s no surprise, then, that people from all over the world not only want to visit, but choose to purchase property in Puerto Rico, either as a primary residence or for vacation purposes. But what… Read more »