We have seen many services offered posthumously to take care of the possible litigation and the bureaucracy that follows a foreigner’s death in Mexico. They seem to be all over the place in pricing, and each advocacy group handles one piece of the puzzle but none seem to handle the legal matter from “soup to nuts.”What do you recommend?
The last will and testament is a document that is legislated here in Mexico, meaning that strict protocols exist that must be followed in its construction including, but not limited to, its format, notarial seals, and registration in order for it to have legal effect.
We welcome Angel Marin Diaz to the weekly Legal column. He has 20 years’ experience as President and C.E.O of Inmtec Legal Services with offices in Mexico including San Miguel de Allende, CDMX, and offices currently under construction in Querétaro.
Welcome to the biweekly “Q & A” with Angel. I will answer your questions every other week with pleasure, they do not necessarily have to be on the previous week’s topic.
The apostille is a document that allows you to certify the signatures of Federal Public Servants, who are empowered to certify the validity and legitimacy of documents of national origin abroad, provided that the procedure is related to countries that have adopted the Hague Convention by which foreign legal documents gain legitimacy in the country of use.
Atención welcomes Angel Marin Díaz to the weekly Legal column. Mr. Díaz has 20 years’ experience as President and CEO of Inmtec Legal Services. Inmtec offices in Mexico include San Miguel de Allende and Mexico City, with offices currently under construction in Querétaro.
Welcome to the biweekly “Q&A with Angel.” I will answer your questions every other week with pleasure; they do not necessarily have to be on the previous week’s topic.
Historically, the arm of the Mexican government’s Immigration Services (INM) has always provided relief for any foreign national not able to leave the country due to emergency situations such as health reasons. This is done via an extension of time to remain in-country through the “humanitarian visa.” This was determined on a case-by-case basis, and time frames for the extension were determined the same way.