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I can respond to any question related to Mexican Law and common business practices in Mexico. I can also compare and contrast between the American and Mexican legal systems.

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Licenciatura en Derecho from the Universidad del Golfo en Cordoba, Veracruz. (Cedula Profesional No. 5713238) Maestria en Derecho from the Universidad de Cristobal Colon en Veracruz, Veracruz. (Cedula Professional No. 6358321) Currently a Candidate for a Doctorado en Derecho from the Universidad de Cristobal Colon. 5 years of litigation experience in Mexico.


Bachelors in Electronic Engineering, California Polytechnic State Univ. Juris Doctor, Concord University in Los Angeles Licenciatura en Derecho, Universidad del Golfo, Mexico Maestria en Derecho, Universidad de Cristobal Colon, Mexico Doctorado en Derecho (In Progress), Universidad de Cristobal Colon, Mexico

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2016-05-09 Foreign Inheritance-Mexico:

Hi Lisa,    When you sell property in Mexico, the buyer generally pays all fees except ISR (impuesto sobre la renta) which in Mexico a tax on income or capital gains.      In Mexico, ordinary income and

2016-04-07 mexican land inheritance:

Dear Richard,    There is no requirement for her to become a Mexican citizen for land to be deeded to her.    The only complication is if the land is in the "zona fronteriza" or close to the coast. In

2016-02-19 Mexican property inheritance:

Hi Robert,    This response is based on Mexican law. To make a long story short, the four sisters must first push the probate process to get the property deeded in the name of the 5 sisters. Once that

2015-12-20 Divorce in U.S. Property in Mexico:

Hi Leon,    I am not a US lawyer so I should not be giving advice on California law or what might happen in a Califronia divorce proceeding. But, as a general rule, under both Mexican law and California

2015-12-18 Divorce in U.S. Property in Mexico:

Hi Leon,    When you get married in Mexico, you need to choose the type of "regimen" that will govern property in the marriage. One is called: "Régimen de Bienes Mancomunados" and the other is "Régimen


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