Everything you need to know about buying and selling real estate in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta, and the Banderas Bay region

Civil Law Systems in Mexico

So goes the law, so goes the practice of Real Estate

Mexican Civil Law is not the Same as English Common Law. This makes a difference to you as a buyer or seller. Civil Law and Common Law – Legal systems around the world vary greatly, but they usually follow civil law or common law.In common law, past legal precedents or judicial rulings are used to decide cases. Under civil law, codified statutes and ordinances rule.


The Rule of Law

Understanding Private Property Ownership

Private Property Rights – If you look at the laws of nations, there are: family law, international public law, international private law, criminal law, and property law. If you’re poor, however; all you basically have is a piece of land or a place where you work, whether you’re street vending or milking a cow. There is nothing more precious to you than your property.