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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 25 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. 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.


8 hours ago

Costa Rica Law

Immigration fine postponed for another year. The $100 per month fine has been postponed by President Luis Guillermo Solis. The official postion is that the Department of Immigration was not ready with the technology hardware to be able to collect the fine and implement the law. As such it has been rolled over to 2019 - Whew ! for those that needed the extra time to get their residency in order. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 weeks ago

Costa Rica Law

On April 20, 2018 the Department of Immigration will start enforcing a $100 per month fine for overstaying a tourist visa. The law also applies to Temporary Residency holders that let their residency card (DIMEX) expire as well.Are you travelling to Costa Rica as a tourist ? Did you know that if you overstay your visa limit you are subject to a fine. In this video Attorney Roger Pet... ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Costa Rica Law

How to renew your residency in Costa Rica. In this video I explain the process that you will need to take to have your Costa Rica residency card renewed. ... See MoreSee Less

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