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  • Cheated by Escheat?

    Cheated by Escheat? By the way, here’s something people should know about if they have bank accounts in the US. What happened to me is that I had some money in a US checking account that I hadn’t used for a few years. They blocked the account and called it dormant. I was recently contacted […]

  • 2017 Notarial Tax lowered

    Starting February 23, 2017 they lowered the notarial tax (Impuesto Sobre negocios Juridicos) that was raised from 290 to 1000 pesos for 2017, it is now 300 pesos, this will lower costs on wills, deeds and other notarial acts. will prices should go back down to almost 2016 prices.

  • How to Die in Mexico

    How to Die in Mexico While many focus on coming to Mexico to live a relaxed lifestyle, nothing lasts forever and old age and bad fortune can befall us all one day. As Benjamin Franklin said the only two sure things in life are death and taxes. The reality is that the narcos won’t get […]

  • How to Check up on a Mexican Attorney in Litigation

    How to Check up on a Mexican Attorney in Litigation So I see all sorts of mistakes that attorneys make and I doubt even 1% of their clients know they make these mistakes, some are HUGE! Here in Mexico there are few oral proceedings for the most part (subject to ongoing changes with the integration […]

  • Mexico shortens waiting periods for some consular services

    Mexico shortens waiting periods for some consular services Today in the Official Federal Register (DOF) Mexico published changes to the wait times for many consular services. This is the Mexican government’s compliance with its National Development Plan for 2013-2018 and Goal V of “Mexico with Global Responsibility.” The services where wait times have been shortened […]

  • Owe back child support? You will not be able to leave Mexico!

    Owe back child support? You will not be able to leave Mexico! Today in the Official Federal Register (DOF) Mexico published amendments to article 48 of the Federal Immigration Law adding an additional section VI. http://www.dof.gob.mx/nota_detalle.php?codigo=5433963&fecha=21/04/2016 Article 48 states that “The exit of Mexicans and foreigners from the national territory may be freely done except […]