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IMMIGRATION LAW IN MEXICO

  Mexico has a complete legal policy on immigration, which is primarily regulated by the Migration Act and the General Population Act, among other laws, affecting both Mexicans and foreigners. In this newsletter, we will focus on explaining the different methods by which foreigners wishing to visit, either for tourism, business, retirement, work, study, or for those seeking permanent residency in Mexico or Mexican citizenship Firstly, we look into the classifications of a foreigner in Mexico: a. Non-immigrant: this is a person who, with the permission from the Ministry of the Interior, enters a country temporarily either as a: (i) tourist; (ii) trans-migrant; (iii)...

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PREPARING A WILL IN MEXICO

  A recent tragic incident has emphasized the importance of having a Will. One of our clients died suddenly of a heart attack and had no Will made in Mexico. His Mexican family claimed that he died intestate, therefore his children born here and his second wife were entitled to his estate. His Canadian family, relying on a previous, older Will, claimed to be his only legal heirs. This dispute will definitely cost thousands of dollars and last several years before it is resolved. It could have been avoided. Assuming you have a Will prepared in Canada or the U.S., should you...

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MEXLAW BREAKFAST

  MEXLAW, the only Canadian law firm in Mexico with offices in Cancun and Playa del Carmen, has been providing reliable and professional legal services to individuals who wish to invest or simply enjoy the Riviera Maya.  We are dedicated to offering a secure and familiar environment for our clients to invest or live here.   As part of this commitment, MexLaw has developed a Canada-wide information campaign consisting of seminars, conferences and advertising in which we present video testimonials from individuals who are already living here.  In these testimonials they describe in their own words the quality of life they enjoy...

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