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Cyprus Law

Agricultural Land in Cyprus – New Laws

There have been recent changes to how agricultural land can be used in Cyprus.  After researching the new laws, we have confirmed that the below conditions have to be met in order to build on agricultural land. *  The plot has to be no further than 500 metres from the building zone. * Only a permanent resident who does not already own a property in Cyprus can build. * The plot has to be...

Avoid being Burgled – Protect your Property with these Tips

Even in Cyprus where crime is low and we feel secure and safe we still need to be vigilant when it comes to safety.  After the holidays, many property owners put empty boxes advertising their expensive gifts out on the curb or the nearby rubbish bins. This gives a good sign to potential burglars... it screams, “I just got a new TV! Come and rob me!” That’s just one example of what not to do. If...

Lawyer in Paphos

Interview with Paul (Pavlos) G. Efthymiou – Paphos Lawyer

We recently had the pleasure to speak with Mr. Paul (Pavlos) Efthymiou, the owner of the legal firm Paul (Pavlos)G. Efthymiou L.L.C, @ 3 Kinyras St. Gloria house Office 301 in Paphos. epcats@logos.cy.net A practicing Lawyer since 1989, he has seen the remarkable development that has taken place over the last 20 years in Paphos. Being one of the experts in the conveyance business we asked him to...

Landmark Court Case in Cyprus – Paphos Lawyer Sued for Professional Negligence

During the last twenty years the property market in Cyprus, and especially Paphos, has developed rapidly and thousands of expats have purchased properties, either for permanent residence or for holidays. Many of the buyers have been trapped in a system where not only was there no clear law as to the responsibilities of the professionals in the legal profession, but they were further more trapped in the...

Registering with the Embassy or High Commission in Cyprus

It is a good idea for all non-Cypriot citizens who are living in Cyprus to email or call your respective High Commission or Embassy to register with them. I have done so with the American Embassy in Nicosia. I found out that they assist with the registration of Americans living in Cyprus, birth reports for children of American citizens born in Cyprus - like my son, voter registration, income tax forms...

Roads in Cyprus

Driving in Cyprus – More Fatalities Remind us to be on Alert at All Times While Driving

Paphos has seen its fourth fatality in the last week (between May 23, 09 – June 2 09), and the eighth since the beginning of the year. Last Saturday, a 13-year-old student from the American Academy School died after the motorbike he was a passenger veered off the Mandria – Yeroskipou Road. This death could have been easily prevented had he been wearing a helmet – sadly, he was not. Strict and hefty...

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