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Divorce in Mexico – Part 1

Divorce is the legal dissolution of a marriage, at the request of one or both parties, under the process and reasons established by law. Divorce also implies the separation of things or persons that are or should be united or related by the matrimonial bond, as well as the dissolution of the society that has been formed by the marriage. ...

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Intestate Proceedings for Foreigners / Navigating Inherited Property in Mexico

Intestate property refers to real estate lacking a legal owner, requiring a succession process to establish rightful ownership before any claims or sales can be made. This procedure aims to identify the new property owner and grant them the authority to manage the property as they see fit....

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Postnups Agreement – Part 2

In Mexico, the term "postnup" refers to a postnuptial agreement or marital agreement entered into after marriage to establish terms and conditions related to assets and other legal aspects in the event of divorce or separation. Although postnups are not specifically regulated in Mexican legislation, it is possible to enter into and recognize them in the country. Here are some general requirements and considerations for postnups in Mexico: Voluntary agreement: Both parties must voluntarily agree to enter into a postnup and be in agreement with its terms and conditions....

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Prenups and Postnups Agreement – Part 1

Prenups: A prenuptial agreement is a contract written prior to a marriage that defines terms of divorce to foresee a positive outcome for both spouses in the event of a dissolution. A postnuptial agreement is a simple prenuptial but written after a marriage is performed. In Mexico, it is possible to recognize and enforce foreign prenuptial agreements, as long as they comply with certain requirements. Here is a summary of the types and requirements for foreign prenuptial agreements in Mexico: They are marital agreements executed before a Notary public or the competent official of the Civil Registry in the country of origin. These civil...

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Property Encroachment

According to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), abandoned or empty homes in Mexico total 6,150,000, which has increased over the last decade. The reason for the increase varies, including the rising number of vacation or second homes purchased by Mexicans and foreign nationals who don’t use the properties often or are waiting to develop the properties. Abandoning or leaving a home empty can leave the property at risk of property encroachment....

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More Reasons to Buy Mexican Real Estate

As though you needed more reasons to buy Mexican real estate. Most buyers consider a change of lifestyle or warm weather, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, and friendly, hospitable locals as the principal reasons to buy Mexican real estate. Here’s another one: substantial increase in the resale value of property....

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Can Foreigners Buy Property in Mexico? Bank Trusts vs. Corporations

A common question asked of real estate agents is “Can foreigners purchase property in Mexico?” The simple answer is absolutely! Not only is it possible, but it is also quite popular, especially in tourist destinations like the Riviera Maya, Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, and Baja California....

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