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 »

What You Should Know About Filing for Divorce in Puerto Rico

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Basics of filing for divorce in Puerto Rico

Most people would rather not have to file for divorce.  However, you may eventually come to the conclusion that you can no longer continue your marriage for one reason or another. In this case, filing for divorce allows you the opportunity to legally separate from your spouse, divide assets, and decide on issues like custody,… 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 »

Common Challenges to Obtaining a Mortgage in Puerto Rico

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Buying a home in Puerto Rico is a unique experience, to say the least. Every facet of the transaction brings with it some small wrinkle or curveball that you may not see coming. Don’t get me wrong, you’re still jumping through the same hoops and meeting the same requirements if you were to buy a… 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 »

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 »