We are a Honduran law firm founded in 1946, specialized in legal counseling, judicial and administrative representation, providing notarial services and logistical procedures to individuals and trading companies nationally and internationally level.

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Salvador Villela Vidal

Founder

International Experience

Since our foundation in the year of 1946 by Salvador Villela Vidal a Lawyer and Masters degree in Labour Law and an Exequatur Notary of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Honduras and writer and editor; our founder oriented the Law Firm toward international companies clientele with presence in the central american region.

SERVICES

Digital transformation of legal services in Honduras

LEGAL ADVICE AND/OR JUDICIAL REPRESENTATION

With a prestigious trajectory in legal consulting since 2000, we are a reference in Honduras in 100% “on line” legal consulting, video conferences and digitalization of legal services. With our bilingual staff Spanish/English we offer a modern and efficient legal advice in the different legal areas of the Business Law from and to any country through the Internet.

NOTARIAL MATTERS

Since our foundation in 1946 as notaries we have enjoyed the trust of our clients based on proven and recognized ethics, honesty, confidentiality and solemnity in the acts and contracts in which our Public Faith is required and the recognition of Villela & Villela by society, legal academy and public and private institutions.

ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES

Thanks to our high experience and capacity you can be sure that the administrative procedures developed before a public organism, will be developed on the basis of the existing laws, based on the principle of legality, fulfilling a series of steps that allow the citizen to feel confident of the claim or petition that they make before such organism.

LEGAL LOGISTICS

Since 1995 the first in the country to offer The Total Legal Service, which is a Legal Service + Legal Logistics providing our international clients among others: subpoena services; implementation of Pre-Trial in Honduras for US Legal Firms; From welcoming the client at the airport, forming his company and obtaining his residence in Honduras.

SERVICES

Digital transformation of legal services in Honduras

LEGAL ADVICE AND/OR JUDICIAL REPRESENTATION

With a prestigious trajectory in legal consulting since 2000, we are a reference in Honduras in 100% “on line” legal consulting, video conferences and digitalization of legal services. With our bilingual staff Spanish/English we offer a modern and efficient legal advice in the different legal areas of the Business Law from and to any country through the Internet.

NOTARIAL MATTERS

Since our foundation in 1946 as notaries we have enjoyed the trust of our clients based on proven and recognized ethics, honesty, confidentiality and solemnity in the acts and contracts in which our Public Faith is required and the recognition of Villela & Villela by society, legal academy and public and private institutions.

ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES

Thanks to our high experience and capacity you can be sure that the administrative procedures developed before a public organism, will be developed on the basis of the existing laws, based on the principle of legality, fulfilling a series of steps that allow the citizen to feel confident of the claim or petition that they make before such organism.

LEGAL LOGISTICS

Since 1995 the first in the country to offer The Total Legal Service, which is a Legal Service + Legal Logistics providing our international clients among others: subpoena services; implementation of Pre-Trial in Honduras for US Legal Firms; From welcoming the client at the airport, forming his company and obtaining his residence in Honduras.

TEAM

Experience inherited for generations

In the year 2000, the managing partner, Attorney and Notary Alejandro Villela Franco, son of the founder of the firm, opened the offices in the port city of Roatan in the Honduran Caribbean, making the law firm a pioneer and at the forefront of legal services through the Internet. In the year 2015 after a successful and prestigious career in the Judiciary joins the firm as a partner and director his cousin the Magister Lawyer in civil procedure and specialist in criminal and civil litigation Miguel Antonio Villela Trejo, following a family history of extensive experience and honesty.

Alejandro Villela Franco is a Lawyer and Notary Public, specialist in foreign investment in the tourism industry with 30 years of experience representing international investors on the island of Roatán in the Honduran Caribbean. Since 2000 it has been a pioneer in providing legal services online, videoconferencing and from smart devices. In 1995 he created one of the first web pages of a Virtual Law Firm in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Abg. Alex Villela F.

General Director

Lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in the Judicial branch, former Judge, current advisor to the Attorney General of the Republic with a master's degree in Civil Procedural Law.
Abg. Miguel Antonio Villela

Socio Director de Litigio

Abogada especialista en derecho administrativo y Gerente General de las oficinas en Tegucigalpa.
Abg. Aleyda Salcedo

Administrative Law Specialist

Redactor notarial y asistente de audiencias de litigio.
Abg. German Perdomo

Notarial Editor

Paralegal & Gerente de oficina en la ciudad de Roatán.
Gladys Esmeralda Oliva

Roatán Office Manager

Specialist Litigation Lawyer
Abg. Meylee Salomón

Specialist Litigation Lawyer

Director de traducciones en audiencias de litigio & logística.
Lic. Wilfredo Mejía Padilla

Director of translations

Director of Maritime Law and Administrative Law
Lic. Luis Fernando Rivera Avilez

Director of Maritime Law and Administrative Law


THE BEST JUDICIAL REPRESENTATION

Litigation

Being one of the oldest international law firms in the Central American region, Villela & Villela has more than seventy years of experience in litigation in the jurisdictional system with a comprehensive litigation department in all areas of law, including litigation procedures in criminal matters. Our litigation director is the managing partner lawyer Miguel Villela Trejo who has an invaluable experience of ten years working in the Honduran judiciary in various positions from court clerk to judge of the Supreme Court of Justice of Honduras.

The lawyer Miguel Villela Trejo has two master’s degrees: one in civil procedural law and one in administration of justice, his academy in the science of law added to his experience is a powerful synergy when representing our clients before the courts of Justice in litigation areas: Civil Law. Criminal Law. Labor Law. Family right.

IMPACT PUBLIC RELATIONS

Lobbying

Since its inception in the last century, the founder of Villela & amp; Villela lawyer and notary Salvador Villela Vidal and the subsequent partners has been characterized by maintaining excellent public relations with the Government sector in the three powers of the state, political parties, national and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), legal firms in other countries and the private company.

The experience acquired through the decades in the lobbying area has made Villela & amp; Villela is an indispensable legal firm when an investor needs institutional support for investments that favor both the businessman and the state and people of Honduras in various industries among others: Tourism and Hospitality, Mining, Transportation, Special Development Zones, NGOs, Energy and various investments.

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LEGAL ADVICE AND/OR JUDICIAL REPRESENTATION
  • Labour law
  • Family Law
  • Civil law
  • Criminal law
  • Commercial law
  • Administrative and contentious-administrative law
  • Domestic violence
  • Tenant material
  • Conciliation and arbitration
ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES
  • Homologation of high school diplomas from Honduras for use abroad
  • Obtaining a birth certificate in Honduras
  • Obtaining a certificate of migratory movements in Honduras
  • Obtaining a police record
  • Obtaining a criminal record
  • Obtaining certification of vehicle documents in the event of loss
  • Obtaining proof of relationship
  • Obtaining proof of single status
  • Obtaining a marriage certificate in Honduras
  • Motorcycle transfer
  • Obtaining municipal solvency from the mayor’s office
  • Obtaining a health licence
  • Obtaining legal status for NGOs
NOTARIAL MATTERS
  • Voluntary Emancipation
  • Ad-perpetuity information
  • Divorce by mutual consent
  • Solemn inventories
  • De facto separation
  • Conciliation and arbitration
  • Authorization for remarriage and remarriage
  • Authorization to dispose of property of minors
  • Delimitation and demarcation
  • Celebration of Marriages
  • Community Cessation
  • Partitioning of property
TRÁMITES ADMINISTRATIVOS
  • Cleaning up the criminal record in Honduras
    Obtaining an operating permit from the Central District’s municipal mayor’s office
  • Vehicle transfer
  • Authorization for minors to leave the country
  • Apostille documents
  • Incorporation as a sole trader
  • Trademark registration
  • Incorporation of public limited companies
  • Incorporation of limited liability companies S. de R.L.
  • Obtaining proof of residence
LEGAL LOGISTICS
  • US subpoena service for Hondurans nationwide
    Import of mortal remains from USA to Honduras
  • Logistics and Celebration of “Judicial Depositions” (Pre-Trial) figure of the common law within the national territory
    Participated in oral and public trials of the U.S. Supreme Court as a Latin
  • American legal consultant in criminal trials involving a Honduran man or woman
  • Transport logistics of foreigners in remote locations in Guanaja, Utila and Roatan and other rural areas of Honduras for notarization and legal logistics
LEGAL ADVICE AND/OR JUDICIAL REPRESENTATION
  • Labour law
  • Family Law
  • Civil law
  • Criminal law
  • Commercial law
  • Administrative and contentious-administrative law
  • Domestic violence
  • Tenant material
  • Conciliation and arbitration
ADMINISTRATIVE FORMALITIES
  • Homologation of high school diplomas from Honduras for use abroad
  • Obtaining a birth certificate in Honduras
  • Obtaining a certificate of migratory movements in Honduras
  • Obtaining a police record
  • Obtaining a criminal record
  • Obtaining certification of vehicle documents in the event of loss
  • Obtaining proof of relationship
  • Obtaining proof of single status
  • Obtaining a marriage certificate in Honduras
  • Motorcycle transfer
  • Obtaining municipal solvency from the mayor’s office
  • Obtaining a health licence
  • Obtaining legal status for NGOs
  • Cleaning up the criminal record in Honduras
    Obtaining an operating permit from the Central District’s municipal mayor’s office
  • Vehicle transfer
  • Authorization for minors to leave the country
  • Apostille documents
  • Incorporation as a sole trader
  • Trademark registration
  • Incorporation of public limited companies
  • Incorporation of limited liability companies S. de R.L.
  • Obtaining proof of residence
NOTARIAL MATTERS
  • Voluntary Emancipation
  • Ad-perpetuity information
  • Divorce by mutual consent
  • Solemn inventories
  • De facto separation
  • Conciliation and arbitration
  • Authorization for remarriage and remarriage
  • Authorization to dispose of property of minors
  • Delimitation and demarcation
  • Celebration of Marriages
  • Community Cessation
  • Partitioning of property
LEGAL LOGISTICS
  • US subpoena service for Hondurans nationwide
    Import of mortal remains from USA to Honduras
  • Logistics and Celebration of “Judicial Depositions” (Pre-Trial) figure of the common law within the national territory
    Participated in oral and public trials of the U.S. Supreme Court as a Latin
  • American legal consultant in criminal trials involving a Honduran man or woman
  • Transport logistics of foreigners in remote locations in Guanaja, Utila and Roatan and other rural areas of Honduras for notarization and legal logistics