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We are passionate about Costa Rica and providing successful outcomes for clients that choose to live, work or retire in Costa Rica. We will strive to offer the very best services.



With over 20 years of experience in Costa Rica. Headed by the author of the Legal Guide to Costa Rica, Roger Petersen, our firm has a sound base in the Costa Rica legal and business community, and we aim to put our resources to effective use for the success of our clients.


At the P Law Group we help people and businesses settle in Costa Rica. For more than 20 years we have been assisting expatriates and foreign investors to establish their presence in Costa Rica in an efficient and organized matter. We do this by personally guiding each of our clients step by step along the way.

We aim to put our resources to effective use for the success of our clients. Backed by by over 20 years of experience in Costa Rica you can rest assured that we do our best to ensure you have a successful and smooth experience in Costa Rica.

Attorney Roger Petersen

is a Costa Rica native, born in Costa Rica but educated in the United States and Costa Rica. Roger is a member of both the Costa Rican Bar Association and the Florida Bar. He has been practicing law since 1992.

Attorney Richard Philps

practiced law in Canada until 1998 when he moved to Costa Rica where he became a Costa Rican citizen and a member of the Costa Rican Bar Association.


3 weeks ago

Costa Rica Law

San Jose is the capital city of Costa Rica. The downtown area has a walking pedestrian mall area that runs for about a 1 mile. The downtown area is the head of most of the government offices and is the main transportation hub for commuters using public transportation. If you want to see Costa Ricans going about their daily life then this is a good place to see it. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

Costa Rica Law

This time of year the city of San Jose empties out as people flock to the beaches. This video is of a recent visit to Playa Samara so you can see the beach and a walk around main street. Samara is a 4 hour drive from San Jose and 2 hours from Liberia. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Costa Rica Law

Costa Rica law requires disclosure of the shareholders or beneficial owners of corporate entities registered in Costa Rica. The law creates an online filing registry with the Central Bank of Costa Rica. In this video I review the regulations and filing requirements which come into effect for 2019. ... See MoreSee Less

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