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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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2014-10-17 Doble Acta:

Estimado Rafael,    Antes que nada,a quiero mencionar que soy experto del Derecho Mexicano y no de las leyes de los Estados Unidos. Pero en fin, comparto con Usted lo que puedo. Casos como esto pueden

2014-10-14 How paternity is established in Mexico:

Hi Jason,    The short answer is yes. The man listed as father on the birth certificate will be legally obligated to suport the child and the child will have the right to use the father's surname and to

2014-10-02 Property in Mexico:

Hi Felipe,    In each state there is a procedure for declaring the "ausencia" in a local Juzgado de Primera Instancia. The judge appoints someone to oversee whatever property or business dealings that

2014-09-24 help in getting divorced:

Hi Cynthia,    First, you should file for divorce either in the US where you live, or in San Miguel de Allende. To sped things up, I would file in San Miguel de Allende.     In the divorce suit, you tell

2014-08-21 Inheriting property in Mexico - through a Trust:

Dear Elizabeth,    There are a number of ways you can solve this problem. But, my intuition suggests this: If the companion does not want the property, best to ignore the US Trust and proceed with an intestate


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