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Inheritance of Property in the Dominican Republic

Under Dominican Law, there are two very important aspects which have an impact on the inheritance of assets of a deceased individual: the time...

Dominican Republic Limited Liability Companies

Usually the commercial entities in the Dominican Republic are incorporated as a Limited Liability Company or Sociedad de Responsabilidad...

Litigation in Dominican Republic

The system of civil and commercial liability in Dominican Republic is based on the French Civil Code of 1804. The litigious process is an...

Doing Business in the Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic has best legal framework for the Foreign Investment - Legal System - The Constitution of the Dominican Republic defines the...

Basic Conditions for Trademark in the Dominican Republic

Since the protector and tutelary nature and other related-rights granted by registered marks to their holders, is logical to think to enjoy...

Overview of Immigration Program for Investors in Dominican Republic: How apply for Residence and Citizenship

Every citizen, no matter the country of origin, can apply for the Dominican residence and then for citizenship, providing that fulfills all...

How to Register a Trademark in the Dominican Republic

Overview of trademark registration in Dominican Republic. Legal framework for trademark registration is based in law 20-00, Paris Convention (...

Purchasing Real Estate Property in the Dominican Republic: The Due Diligence Process

Persons, be either Dominican nationals or foreigners desiring to buy, resell or in any way dispose of real estate in the Dominican Republic...

Dominican Law 158-01 of Tourism Incentives for Development

The tax benefits of Law 158-01 may extend to the purchase and acquisition of Dominican Republic real estate such as second homes and vacation...

Distribution Contracts in Dominican Republic

The legislation of the Dominican Republic contains an estatute that protects the agent or local distributor in his relationships with the...

Exception to Cuba Embargo for Intellectual Property Issues

Trademarks in Cuba, commercial names in Cuba and patents in Cuba can be fully protected by U.S. individuals and corporations.

An Overview of Dominican Tax Law

Taxation in the Dominican Republic is governed by Law No. 11-92 of May 31, 1992, commonly known as the Tax Code (“Código Tributario”), its...

Fast Divorce in the Dominican Republic: What is All about?

Divorce is never easy. That is why the Dominican fast divorce by mutual consent is the best, easy and highly confidential way to get through it...

Buying Real Estate in the Dominican Republic

Real estate transactions in the Dominican Republic are governed by Property Registry Law No. 108-05 and its Regulations, in force since April 4,...

An Overview of Dominican Labor Law

Labor relationships in the Dominican Republic are governed by Law No. 16-92 of May 29, 1992, commonly known as the Labor Code, which is...

Incorporating in the Dominican Republic

The most common business entity in the Dominican Republic is the corporation, locally called “Sociedad Anónima” (S.A.) or “Compañía por...

Obtaining Residency Status in the Dominican Republic: An Overview

Foreigners wishing to live or work permanently in the Dominican Republic are required to obtain residency status. Obtaining permanent residency...

Quick Divorce in the Dominican Republic: An Overview

It is a matter of public policy in many countries that only their courts have the power to grant a divorce to their residents. A divorce...

An Overview of International Adoptions in the Dominican Republic

International adoptions in the Dominican Republic are governed by Law #136-03. All adoptions must be done through an official Dominican...

Trademark and Patent Registration in Dominican Republic

New legislature on Intellectual Property (law 20-00 of May 2000 on industrial property and 65-00 of August 2000 on copyrights) has been enacted...

Quick Divorce: Uncontested Divorce In Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic special divorce is available to foreigners or Dominican citizens residing abroad, when both spouses agree to file this...

International Adoptions in Dominican Republic

Adoption is a very important and life changing process affecting the lives of human beings in two families; thus is needless to say is a...


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