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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 11:30 (129 days ago)

I highly recommend against doing business with a U.S. citizen who allegedly passes himself off as a lawyer with the initials D.H. The man is allegedly a scammer and a con artist, and the list of his victims and alleged acts of corruption just keeps getting longer.

One of the purposes of my website has always been to steer people away from doing business with locals who made their money through corruption. If a service isn't listed here though it has been around for a while, ask me about it.

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by EDISS, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 12:02 (129 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 16:37 (129 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

Would this also be the person who is a US notary?

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 18:22 (128 days ago) @ Talley Ho

Would this also be the person who is a US notary?

I see he offers that service on his website, but I don't know if he claims to be one. I only know he's allegedly scammed and swindled and done wrong to people I know, besides invading public space with a building. He is not trustworthy or honorable. I do notice that on his website he makes no claims to being a lawyer, yet dozens of people have told me that he represents himself as one. Interesting.

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 20:33 (128 days ago) @ ZihuaRob
edited by Talley Ho, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 20:39

In order to get proof of our marriage in the US, we have to get a statement notarized by a US notary before we can get an apostille proof of our marriage. Because of the Confidential Marriage in California that we had, the request has to be notarized by a US notary.

Why is this important? If/When one of us dies, eventually, in order to have any say about the remains we have to have proof of our marriage that is an apostille.

Not a big deal until one of us dies and we don't have it.

We are trying to cover the bases well in advance. We needed to have the document notarized, used him, and plan to have a friend mail it in the US, get the apostille and bring it to us.

IF his notary service isn't real, we'll have to make a trip, at least one of us to the US to get this handled someday.

But the notary service seems to be just fine. We had a lot of things notarized for our residency, things look fine. We should know in a few months.

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Saturday, July 23, 2022, 21:36 (128 days ago) @ Talley Ho

In order to get proof of our marriage in the US, we have to get a statement notarized by a US notary before we can get an apostille proof of our marriage. Because of the Confidential Marriage in California that we had, the request has to be notarized by a US notary.

Why is this important? If/When one of us dies, eventually, in order to have any say about the remains we have to have proof of our marriage that is an apostille.

Not a big deal until one of us dies and we don't have it.

We are trying to cover the bases well in advance. We needed to have the document notarized, used him, and plan to have a friend mail it in the US, get the apostille and bring it to us.

IF his notary service isn't real, we'll have to make a trip, at least one of us to the US to get this handled someday.

But the notary service seems to be just fine. We had a lot of things notarized for our residency, things look fine. We should know in a few months.

A shame such an untrustworthy scoundrel got your business. I would've recommended a long-time friend who lives here who's not only a U.S. notary, but who's also quite a lovely person. Para la próxima. ;-)
Saludos y abrazos.

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Sunday, July 24, 2022, 07:32 (128 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

How about listing that service? It was difficult to find someone here.

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, July 24, 2022, 10:46 (128 days ago) @ Talley Ho

How about listing that service? It was difficult to find someone here.

I'll see if they're interested in announcing the service.

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Notary Service

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Sunday, July 24, 2022, 13:57 (128 days ago) @ Talley Ho

My friend no longer is able to notarize documents for U.S. legal purposes, but like me they wondered how this person residing in Mexico is able to notarize documents here without being in the service of the U.S. government. The U.S. Consular Agent in Acapulco is the closest person who is legally allowed to notarize documents.

Nevertheless, there is an online service available for notarizing documents. Save this link in your Favorites links.
https://usvirtualnotary.com/

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by Padrino ⌂ @, San Diego/Rosarito, Sunday, July 24, 2022, 17:14 (127 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

My friend no longer is able to notarize documents for U.S. legal purposes, but like me they wondered how this person residing in Mexico is able to notarize documents here without being in the service of the U.S. government. The U.S. Consular Agent in Acapulco is the closest person who is legally allowed to notarize documents.

Curiouser and curiouser.

Nevertheless, there is an online service available for notarizing documents. Save this link in your Favorites links.
https://usvirtualnotary.com/

Thanks, Rob, for the link. It may just come in very handy someday.

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Sunday, July 24, 2022, 20:19 (127 days ago) @ Padrino

We found that FAX service can also be done on line!

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Fax Service

by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Monday, July 25, 2022, 08:44 (127 days ago) @ Talley Ho

We found that FAX service can also be done on line!

I've been using HELLO FAX for several years. Excellent service! If you sign up via this link you and I both get 5 free fax pages.
https://app.hellofax.com?ref=31e156e6&s=F&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebooktwitter&utm_campaign=hellofax-incentivized-post&...

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by crumbster, Monday, July 25, 2022, 11:14 (127 days ago) @ Talley Ho

A Notary has to be on U.S. Soil to have a legal notarization. So off to the U.S. Embassy or Consulates to get it done.

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Monday, July 25, 2022, 12:02 (127 days ago) @ crumbster

Unless of course they lie about their location.....

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by wisconsinjuan @, Monday, July 25, 2022, 21:05 (126 days ago) @ Talley Ho

You would use a lying notary?Good luck with that.

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by Talley Ho @, Playa la Ropa, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 11:36 (126 days ago) @ wisconsinjuan

No choice. Paid, he did his thing and as it was handed to us we saw that the location of the notarization was listed at a town in a state in the US. It was a done deal.

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by ZihuaRob ⌂ @, Zihuatanejo, México, Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 12:24 (126 days ago) @ Talley Ho

No choice. Paid, he did his thing and as it was handed to us we saw that the location of the notarization was listed at a town in a state in the US. It was a done deal.

Notaries can't notarize outside their jurisdiction. So you are a witness to him breaking the law. And the legality of your notarized document comes into question if anyone wanted to challenge it.

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by EstebanZI, Sunday, July 31, 2022, 12:51 (121 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

My experience with a local abogado-Real Estate agent with Rotary ties a couple of years ago was interesting. I stopped by his office and asked about the process of nationalizing my older car because my Permament Residency had begun. He told me the law about car importation. My car…as I knew…was not eligible and so illegal in the country now. I pushed and talked with him about the lack of traffic stops by local police and the fact that even with a State to State border crossing I never had a problem. My USA plates were current. I had a Permit Sticker on my windshield. I had papers in English. I had insurance papers in Spanish. Good to go.

He then offered to get me a set of Guerrero Plates for $500 USD. He greases the local DMV. The local DMV greases the guy in Chilpancingo…I get the Plates and paperwork that is not registered in the system. ????????????
I told him I would continue to talk my way out of any problem about my plates. ????

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by frostbite @, Hamilton MT, Monday, August 01, 2022, 13:42 (120 days ago) @ EstebanZI

We had a Jeep with California plates in Zihua. We had it hooked to a trickle charger, which kept the battery alive while we were gone, but the "stale" gas would plug up the injectors, so I wanted to get rid of it and a Mexican gentleman made an offer. I told him that one can't sell a foreign registered vehicle in Mexico. He said: "Don't worry about it", gave me cash and left. Never heard of any problems.

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by Casa Juan @, Monday, August 01, 2022, 16:06 (120 days ago) @ EstebanZI

There is currently a federal amnesty program which includes Guerrero . In Zihua they had an office near the sports area where vaccines were administered as of March 22. It is a fairly easy process if you have your vehicle title. You end with special federal placas, I believe for 2 yrs.

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by Casa Juan @, Monday, August 01, 2022, 19:16 (119 days ago) @ Casa Juan

The sports arena is the one in Agua Correa, the office for the Campesino program is on the lateral parallel to the main hwy , same side as the sports arena where the virus vaccines were administered this past spring.