The Role of the Notary Public in Costa Rica Video

What is the role of a Notary Public in Costa Rica ? In common law countries such as the United States the Notary Public is limited to certain authentication and certification acts.   In Costa Rica the Notary Public must be a licensed Attorney and has broad powers to act on behalf of t
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Condominium property due diligence

Condominium property due diligence is the key to avoiding problems in Costa Rica. If you are purchasing a condominium in Costa Rica you need to ask the right questions to ensure your dream of paradise does not turn into your nightmare. Infighting between condo owners and management? F
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Probate Law in Costa Rica

Do you have a Will ?   In Costa Rica it is best to have a Will that addresses your Costa Rican assets to avoid an extended probate process.   In this video I provide an overview of the probate process in Costa Rica.
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Property Theft in Costa Rica

One of the ultimate nightmares of owning property in Costa Rica is finding out that criminals have fraudulently sold your own property out from under you. Here’s a video from Costa Rican attorney Roger Petersen explaining how this can happen and what to do to prevent it.
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Costa Rica Corporation Tax

The Costa Rican government imposed a Corporation Tax on all corporations registered in the National Registry.  The tax had been imposed in 2012 and was charged during the years 2013, 2014 and 2015.  For 2016 the Constitutional Court had ruled that certain provisions of the corporation
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