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MexLaw’s legal services are now available in Merida!

We may be new to Merida, but we are a well-established and respected international law firm in the Riviera Maya, on the Pacific Coast of Mexico and in Canada. MexLaw is a law firm comprised of international lawyers with extensive experience in Mexican law. We are accountable for our conduct, integrity, and competence of our professional order and especially to our clients.

MexLaw is focused on providing legal services to expats who are visiting, living or investing in Mexico.

Our English, Spanish, and French speaking team can assist you in any legal matter. Some of our legal services include:

  • Real estate services
  • Seller services
  • Escrow services
  • Immigration
  • Business and corporate law
  • Mexican tax laws
  • Investments and financing
  • Family law
  • Criminal and civil law
  • Personal injury
  • Estate planning

Real Estate Legal Services

Looking to invest in Merida? Consult with MexLaw before you sign anything. We will assist you throughout the entire real estate purchase process. Our experienced lawyers will review and negotiate offers and draft your agreement to purchase. Once the offer is accepted, we perform due diligence on the property to ensure the seller is authorized to sell and holds a clean title without liens and encumbrances. Choose a law firm that offers you a title guarantee on your investment.

From making an offer to closing, we accompany the buyer and ensure the title is recorded in the public registry and provide the deed. Purchasing real estate in Mexico can be a challenging endeavor, but with the right legal team by your side, it is a safe and secure investment.

Contracts and Escrow Services

Whether you are purchasing pre-construction property or renovating one of Merida’s colonial homes, it is highly recommended you consult a lawyer to prepare a construction contract to protect you against construction liens or disappearing contractors.

It is also advisable you inquire about MexLaw’s escrow service to ensure your funds are secure and only distributed according to the agreement. Our trust accounts are held in a Canadian bank and are protected by liability insurance of $1,000,000 per account.

Immigration Services

Living, retiring, or investing in the Yucatan, we can manage your immigration status in Mexico.

Corporate law and Business Services

Expats who are considering renting out their Merida home, operating a B&B, or investing in another business should consider creating a corporation, and our legal experts can help you determine the financial pros and cons of incorporation. The most common are corporations and limited liability companies, and a professional legal team will determine which option is best for your business and which will give you the most operational and financial benefits.

Accounting and Mexican Tax Laws

MexLaw and our partners at Mextax are available to help you understand the Mexican tax system, assisting business owners in the management and payment of taxes and duties required to operate a business.

Labour laws

We are here to help business owners understand the strict labour laws of Mexico, and your rights, and obligations as an employer.

Criminal Law

In the event you are arrested in Mexico, you must have a legal defense specialized in the new penal system to ensure a technical defense and dedicated to resolving your legal situation. You want a legal team that succeeds whether it is a criminal or civil case.

Personal Injury

The Personal Injury team at MexLaw are dedicated to obtaining a fair and quick compensation for injury victims recovering from tragic or inconvenient accidents. Whether your case results from a vehicle accident, product liability, medical malpractice, premise liability (slip and fall), or wrongful death, we are dedicated to representing people whose lives have been devastated by the carelessness of others. MexLaw has recovered more than one million USD in settlements for our clients.

Our professional standards are among the most recognized and respected internationally.

If you have any questions regarding any legal matter in Merida or the surrounding area, please email us at contact@mexlaw.ca

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