Our team of independent attorneys and notaries will work for you! We match you with a highly qualified Costa Rican attorney in our independent attorney network for your specific case.
CRIE assists by doing much of the legwork for the attorney, thus saving you money on attorney fees. We can offer many services through our network of independent attorneys and notaries. Feel free to contact us for more information and a price quote for any of the services below.
Civil Ceremonies take approximately 30 minutes to fulfill the legal requirements and signing of all documents. Ceremonies can be performed at your location, our office, or at the notary’s office.
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A typical civil ceremony will cost $700, with $240 for each sworn declaration that is required. Contact us for a complete quote for your specific case.
It’s important to have a local Costa Rican Will to cover your property and assets located in Costa Rica. This will make the probate process much simpler than having to probate a foreign Will in Costa Rica. A Will must be drafted in accordance with the required legal formalities of Costa Rica.
A typical will will cost $500. Contact us for a complete quote for your specific case.
Many home buyers and business owners in Costa Rica will want to have the property they buy or the business they own registered in a corporation instead of their own name. It’s a smart decision because there are many advantages to using a Costa Rican Corporation including transferring control of assets more cost efficiently, avoiding possible complicated probate issues, privacy in terms of ownership of assets, liability limitation or separation from other assets, tax advantages, and being able to grant simple powers of attorney in your absence.
We recommend that all property investments in Costa Rica use a Costa Rican corporation for ownership purposes. We are happy to help you in this and all legal matters in Costa Rica via our network of independent attorneys and notaries.
A typical company formation will cost $1075, and full-service registration with Hacienda (tax authorities) will cost around $200. Contact us for a complete quote for your specific case.
The Costa Rican legal system is based on the Napoleonic code and is very complicated. Not having good legal representation will invariably end up costing you more. What’s at stake? A criminal case may determine whether or not you spend a lot of time behind bars, while a civil case could hurt you financially. So if you’re facing criminal charges or a lawsuit, you need legal muscle behind you. At CRIE we can match you with the best independent attorney in our network for your specific case.