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Mexican Law/Condo law in Quintana Roo


We own a condo in a building of 6 units.  There is no HOA/condo by-laws in place and to date everyone pays 1/6th of all the bills that come in.  We have no reserve fund and no formal property manager (we have a volunteer "administrator" who receives the bills and asks for payment each month).  With a lack of a formal condo association with by-laws, are there rules within the state of Quintana Roo that apply to us as unit owners and if so, what are these called and where can we obtain a copy so that we may read and understand (and abide by) them?  If there are no rules in place what is our position without a condo association?
Thank you in advance for your assistance.

Dear Sarah,

There is a "Ley de Condominio" in the state of Quintana Roo.

The law covers the most important points that would be included in formal by-laws.

Hope this helps,

Lic. John Lee Ward
Córdoba, Veracruz  

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Licenciatura en Derecho from the Universidad del Golfo en Cordoba, Veracruz. (Cedula Profesional No. 5713238) Maestria en Derecho from the Universidad de Cristobal Colon en Veracruz, Veracruz. (Cedula Professional No. 6358321) Currently a Candidate for a Doctorado en Derecho from the Universidad de Cristobal Colon. 5 years of litigation experience in Mexico.

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