• Corporations (SRL, SA)
• Associations
• Transfer of shares/stock, endorsements.
• Modifications to corporations (bylaws, members, location, passport numbers)
• Legal advice regarding any of the above
• Corporate Dissolutions
• Annual / Shareholder Meetings, minutes and updates
• Power of attorney

Contracts and Agreements
• Employment
• Construction
• Property Purchase (SPA)
• Rental agreements
• Commission agreements
• Letters of Intent / Offers to Purchase
• Mergers
• Rental -commercial /Residential
• Loans
• Settlements
• Mortgages, mortgage cancellations
• Trusts
• International experience
Title Transfers
• Property Title Transfers (Commercial, Residential, Condominium)
• Vehicle Title transfer
• Property (Developments, Lots)
• Guarantee documentation- Mortgages, liens and Trusts
• Title searches and analysis
Certifications and Notarizations
• Corporate Certifications such as Certification of Stock and corporate status
• Certification of passport or ID
• Affidavits & others
• Notarizations and authentications of signatures
Due Diligence for Property Purchase and Sale
• Investigation and research of property titles
• Review of easements, liens, annotations and encumbrances on property title
• Complete due diligence report
• Coordination with other professionals, such as Civil, Forestry and Topographical engineers, accountants, Escrow services, home inspectors, insurance agents, etc to perform studies on property.
• Creation of power of attorney to represent Buyer or Seller in purchase or sale transaction.
• Complete residency application assistance
• Review of already existing file in immigration
• Step-by-step explanation of each process and document required
• Consultation and recommendation
• Assistance with registration in the Social Security office once Residency is granted (where applicable) and obtaining CCSS medical card
• Assistance with obtaining a Costa Rican driver’s license
• Assistance with obtaining a work permit
• Coordination with ARCR affiliation, payments and residency through ARCR.
Marriage and Ceremony
• All documentation, marriage certificate
• Ceremony in English or Spanish at location chosen by Client
• May include rehearsal on site prior to ceremony
• Official translation and notarization to register marriage license abroad
• English to Spanish / Spanish to English
• Verbal and/or written
• Coordination for Official Translation services

Intellectual Property
• Registration of names
• Registration of brands & logos
• Registration of packaging model
• Labor suits
• Boundary disputes
• Specific civil suits
• Documents needed for Building Permits (POA, affidavits)
• Environmental permit assistance (water concession assistance, affidavits)
• Commercial permit assistance (obtaining, renewal, advice, payment)
• Special events permits
• Liquor licenses and Municipal permits
Condominium Property and Residential Developments
• Creation of Condominiums (Built, raw land, residential, commercial, mixed).
• Modification of Bylaws for Condominiums.
• Condominium acts and assemblies, modifications in Condo Administration.
• Residential planning documents (CC&RS).
• Documents needed for approvals of the development with the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce (MEIC)
• Bank Account: Preparation of opening corporate or personal savings or checking accounts
• Divorce: When with mutual consent
• Prenuptial Agreements
• Titling Processes
• Foreclosure Procedures
• Wills and Testaments
• Probate

Business hours:
Monday- Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Please call or e-mail to make an appointment.

Mailing and Physical address:
Uvita Law Firm
The Dome Commercial Center, across from the Bridgestone building,
First floor, Office #7
Uvita, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Phone 011 (506) 2743-8416
Fax:    011 (506) 2743-8417
Movil    011 (506) 2743-8619

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