Costa Rica Last Will and Testament

Costa Rican Will

Do I need a Costa Rican Will ?  It is a good idea from an estate planning point of view to have a local Costa Rican Will to cover your assets and property located in Costa Rica.  This makes the probate process much simpler then having to probate a foreign Will in Costa Rica.   You can
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Will in Costa Rica

Drafting a Simple Will in Costa Rica

Wills in Costa Rica are governed by the Costa Rican Civil Code. In the form below I have set forth the content of a standard will. This is the english translation of a simple will that complies with Costa Rican Law. This type of Will is known as a Testamento Abierto because the will i
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Preparing a Costa Rican Will

    The Costa Rican Civil Code sets forth the requirements for drafting a valid Will in Costa Rica.   If the Will is drafted in accordance with the required legal formalities then it will direct the disposition of a persons property at their death.  The most c
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Estate Planning For Canadians Living in Costa Rica

Questions arise from time to time, as to the enforceability of a Canadian drawn Will, with respect to Costa Rica assets and other questions as to general estate planning in Costa Rica. The simple answer with respect to the Canadian drawn Will, is that as long as it complies with the f
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