When it comes to assets and family, wills come to mind. Some of you made us frequent questions about this legal figure and this is a summary of the main topics related to wills:
What is a will?
A will is a legal means offered by the
Back in October of 1924, the National Insurance Company (INS) was created. They operated as a monopoly until 2010 when the insurance market was opened to allow for competition.
As a result, the government created SUGESE, the entity in charge of regulating and supervising the insurance
The Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) announced recently, the guidelines it will follow to register babies who are born in marriages formed by people of the same sex.
Babies with two mothers will automatically receive the surnames of both women, while the children of two fathers must
There has always been talk of the importance of writing a will due to the multiple benefits that come from having one. Benefits include choosing our heirs, distributing our assets equally, and avoiding future disputes between our relatives. However, little is said about the succession
This month of May, the topic of equal marriage resurfaced in Costa Rican society. This issue has generated conflicting and opposing views from both social and legal aspects.
In 2006, the Costa Rica Supreme Court issued a decision stating that the legal limitation for same sex
Costa Rica is certainly a beautiful place that comes into mind when considering ideal locations to get married. It is most definitely a country rich in natural resources, from gorgeous beaches to impressive landscapes and rainforests. Whether you choose to elope or host a big wedding, it can surely provide you and your partner with
Same as wills, testamentary trusts include the people who will receive your assets after you die, allowing you to freely manage them while you are alive.
Unlike wills, trusts require you to give up direct ownership of those assets, by transferring them in fiduciary property to another, who is obliged to exercise
Have you ever thought about creating a will in Costa Rica? If you have children or properties in Costa Rica, a will is the best way to guarantee that your assets and children can be fully protected when you have passed. While this is true,
The CCSS (or CAJA as it is generally known) has a regulation called the Registration Handbook or Manual de Adscripción y Beneficio Familiar, as it is called in Spanish.
The purpose of this regulation is to set forth the requirements and processes to register people with
I like being an attorney. After so many years of law school and hard work (I would not say hard work, I think school was easy for me, but oh well) I can say that I have a good education. According to Hobbes, knowledge is