Going Above and Beyond
It's about building a trusted relationship to guide you
through the new and ever changing laws in Mexico.
Legal Expertise
To Help You Reach Your Goals
We Know Baja
Providing legal services for client's needs in Southern Baja,
California Sur, including Los Cabos, La Paz, Loreto, Tijuana,
Ensanada, Rosarito, Santa Tomas, and Mulege.

Practice Areas

We offer a breadth of legal services covering Litigation and all areas of Real Estate Law.

Real Estate Developments.

A significant presence in the real estate industry for 15 years has provided our law firm a long-standing reputation as one of the premier real estate law firms in Baja California and Baja California Sur.

Our firm has extensive experience in the real estate industry, including but not limiting to residential and commercial development from the sale, purchase or financing of a high end personal residence. While most of our clients are based in Baja California and Baja California Sur, we represent them in nationwide deals, structuring, negotiating and closing transactions across Mexico.   The following are some of the services that our law firm provides to Real Estate Developments:

  • Master Plans – Easements

  • Condominium Regime

  • Subdivisions.

  • Golf Clubs.

  • Tennis Clubs

  • Yatch Clubs 

  • Full ownership.

  • Fractional.

  • Time Share.

  • Construction Agreements.

  • Property Management Agreements.

  • Loan Assesments

  • Purchases and Sales

  • Leases

  • Easements

  • Life Estates

  • Collections

  • Title Issues

  • Foreclosure Issues

  • Loan Negotiations 

Governmental Permits and Licenses.

Bufete Troncoso law firm has extensive experience and excellent relationship with clerks from the three levels of governmental authorities in Mexico which are Municipal, State and Federal, which allows us an expedite service when requesting and obtaining any governmental permits and licenses. The following are some of the permits and licenses that Bufete Troncoso can assist you in requesting and obtaining:
  • Environmental

  • Beach Concessions

  • Arroyo Concessions

  • Construction Density

  • Condominium Regime

  • Subdivisions

  • Contract Registration

  • Federal Land Acquisitions

  • Land Gained by the Sea

  • Air Strip

  • Land Use (Zoning)

  • Property Lines Rectifications

Homeowners Associations.

Through all of Baja California Sur, specifically in the Municipality of Los Cabos, the majority of the real estate developments are subject to condominium regimes, either horizontal or vertical or even mix, for which our law firm has a robust practice regarding any issue pertaining to homeowners associations, including but not limiting to (i) requesting and obtaining permits and licenses to incorporate a condominium regime, (ii) formalize the incorporation of the condominium regime, (iii) drafting the corresponding rules and regulations, (iv) assisting and carrying out annual meetings and (v) enforcing the rules and regulations including homeowners meetings resolutions. Currently our law firm provides legal representation to several high end homeowners associations in Baja California Sur. The following are some of the matters pertaining to Homeowners Association that our law firm has extensive expertise:

  • Master HOA

  • Residential HOA

  • Rules and Regulations

  • Collection of Homeowners Dues

  • Developer-Homeowners Management Transition

  • Budgeting and Financial Administration of HOAs

  • Collection of Homeowners dues

  • Fines and interest

  • Management efficiency

  • HOA Financial reporting obligations

  • HOA Management Agreements

  • Resolving Specific Issues

Securing Transactions.

Our law firm has assisted several clients in securing loans in Mexico, we assist lending companies as well as individuals that provide loans and secure the same with any of the following options:

  • Mortgages

  • Trust in guarantee

  • Receivables

  • Pledge Agreement

  • Businesses

  • Maritime Mortgages

  • Loans

  • Loans in Participation

Commercial Leases.

Bufete Troncoso currently provides legal service and assistance to several shopping centers in Mexico; therefore they have extensive experience with:

  • Shopping Center Lease Agreements

  • Shopping Center Rules and Regulations

  • Enforcement of Rent Collections

  • Tenant Evictions

Agrarian (Ejido Law).

Agrarian law pertains specifically to the laws that regulate the distribution, organization, and use of Ejido land which is property with specific regulation similar to reservation land in the US. therefore it is vital to utilize an attorney knowledgeable in the current legislation in areas such as:

  • Privatizing Ejido Land

  • Federal Land

  • Purchasing Ejido and Agrarian Land

  • Agrarian Ministry procedures


The attorneys at Bufete Troncoso have the experience to assist you in all types of real estate transactions, including those specific to hotels and the particulars pertinent to the Hospitality Industry of Mexico. Our clients include lenders, brokers, developers, investors, and owners, as well as managers and operators of various types of hotels such as:

  • Full Service Hotel

  • Boutique Hotel

  • Commercial

Our services to our Hotel clients are in areas that include but are not limited to:
  • Operations and management

  • Construction and development

  • Acquisitions and sales

  • Structuring and finance

  • Bankruptcy and litigation

  • Financing and franchising


When it comes to bringing about or defending against a lawsuit, it is vital to utilize an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to navigate the laws, rules, and policies that govern the litigation process in Mexico. Our experience and thorough understanding of procedures make our firm an ideal choice when the time comes to utilize legal methods to resolve a broad spectrum of disputes including the following:

  • Title Disputes

  • Possession disputes

  • Boundary disputes

  • Federal Land disputes

  • Specific performance

  • Consumer protection rights

  • Termination Agreement

  • Foreclosures

  • Tenant / Landlord Disputes

  • Alternative dispute resolution and mediation

  • Probate and estate maters

  • Business

  • Comercial/Sales

  • Insurance

  • Negligence

  • Civil and Criminal

Sale/Purchase Transactions.

When making sales or purchases on a large scale, it is imperative to utilize a law firm that is familiar with the pertinent laws, especially in the case of cross-border transactions. Sales or acquisitions of high-end personal residences, residential developments, and commercial developments are subject to specific laws that our attorneys will guide and direct you on. With over a decade of experience, your transaction will go smoothly with our experience in areas such as:

  • Due Diligence

  • Title Searches

  • Legal Opinions

  • Closing Process

  • Selling Land

  • Real Estate Taxation

  • Escrow Agreements


Mexico has long been known for its beautiful beaches, warm waters, and thriving marine life. It takes an experienced attorney to utilize the proper mechanisms to protect the interests of ship owners and fulfill contractual requirements to be able to own and operate a ship in Mexican waters. For clients looking to become part of the maritime industry, we provide the services needed to establish yourself and thrive. These services include:

  • Boat Importation

  • Boat Registry

  • Boat Chartering

  • Sport fishing


Our law firm provides services covering the broad spectrum of laws within the realm of corporate law. The Foreign Investment Law and Tax Code imposes requirements that makes corporate compliance a particularly rigorous process in Mexico for companies with foreign participation. Our firm has the knowledge and experience to assist both emerging and established companies in areas such as:

  • Incorporating

  • Issuance of corporate books & stock

  • Fillings before the RNIE

  • Government Compliance

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Transformations

  • Spin – Offs

  • Coordinating with accountant


Bufete Troncoso Attorneys At Law have over 10 years of experience that allows us to confidently cover the gamut of legal needs. Our firm has a long-stand reputation which comes due to extensive experience throughout the legal spectrum here in Mexico. We take the time to listen to our clients and keep our practice personable. We emphasize the needs of each and every client and provide services in other areas of law such as:

  • Agreements

  • General Legal Advice

  • Trademarks

  • Immigration

  • Construction Law

  • Real Property and Contract Disputes

  • Construction and other liens

  • Construction defect claims

  • Construction Loan Issues

  • Project Development

  • Land Use

  • Easements and use agreements

  • Zoning Issues

  • Zoning Changes

  • Site plans

  • Code interpretations

Recent Cases

Real estate and marina development located in La Paz, Baja California Sur

Several commercial developments located in Los Cabos and La Paz, Baja California Sur

Several high-end homeowners association located in Los Cabos, La Paz and Loreto Baja California Sur

Representing several lenders securing loan transactions with real estate given as collateral mainly in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur

Representing a group of hotels located in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo

Participated as leading attorney in a $40,000,000 USD loan transaction for a real estate development located in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur

Participated as leading attorney in a $32,000,000 USD loan transaction for a real estate development located in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur

Participated as leading attorney in a development acquisition in San Carlos, Sonora

Participated as leading attorney in a $5,000,000.00 USD loan transaction for a real estate development located in La Paz, Baja California Sur involving “ejido” land

Participated as leading attorney in a $11,000,000.00 USD land acquisition for a commercial shopping center located in La Paz, Baja California Sur.

Participated as leading attorney in a $3,000,000.00 USD land acquisition for a commercial shopping center located in Guaymas, Sonora.

Participated in numerous transactions involving acquisition of land for development purposes in the Baja California area including Los Cabos, Baja California Sur

Participated in numerous transactions involving the merger and subdivision of real estate as well as structuring master condominium regimes in the Baja California area including Los Cabos, Baja California Sur

Participated in numerous complex transactions involving ejido property and federal land in the Baja California area including Los Cabos, Baja California Sur

Participated in numerous complex negotiations involving boundary lines and encroachments disputes